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Bridge House High House, Black Bourton

Description: Bridge House High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253463

OS Grid Reference: SP2844603925
OS Grid Coordinates: 428446, 203925
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7333, -1.5895

Location: School Lane, Black Bourton, Oxfordshire OX18 2PD

Locality: Black Bourton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2PD

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Listing Text

(South side)
Black Bourton
5/153 High House and Bridge House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Fiveways
and The Bridge House (Fiveways
amended to High House

Two houses. High House is dated ITS 1679 on tablet in gable, and has early C19
extension to rear. Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate roof and rebuilt
rubble stone chimney to left. Single cell, of 2 storeys and attic, with one
narrow gable to front. Chamfered stone mullion windows with Tudor hoodmoulds,
4-light to ground floor, 3-light to first floor, and 2-light to attic. Similar
2-light to first floor, and 2-light to attic. Similar 2-light window to first
floor right, over C19 half-glazed door with rectangular fanlight and wooden
lintel. Stone-slated porch with roughcast gable on wooden posts. Rear extension
has wooden casements and hipped bay window to left side. Interior has winder
stair on axis with stack, blocked stair windows, and slightly altered ground
floor fireplace. Bridge House is of c.1823, built for John Cox. Also of coursed
rubble limestone but with dressed quoins and window surrounds. Stone slate roof,
flanking rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 3 bays. 4-pane sash windows; central
6-panelled door with marginally glazed rectangular fanlight and wooden
architrave frame. Fine ashlar porch with tall Tuscan-Doric columns, architrave
and pediment. Lower rear wing.
(Date of Bridge House supplied by Mr. & Mrs. Palmer of High House)

Listing NGR: SP2844603925

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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