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Unicorn Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Deddington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9812 / 51°58'52"N

Longitude: -1.3218 / 1°19'18"W

OS Eastings: 446676

OS Northings: 231628

OS Grid: SP466316

Mapcode National: GBR 7TT.NNQ

Mapcode Global: VHCWN.1GLL

Entry Name: Unicorn Hotel

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243926

Location: Deddington, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Deddington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Deddington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4631 DEDDINGTON MARKET PLACE
(West side)
8/200 Unicorn Hotel

GV II
Inn. Mid C17, remodelled and extended late C18/early C19. Rendered stone and
brick walls; Welsh-slate roof with brick gable stacks. 2-unit through-passage
plan extended to rear. 3 storeys. 3-window front has a wide central 4-panel door
with a flat canopy below 12-pane sashes to first and second floors. Outer bays
have 3-storey rectangular bay windows, at ground and first floors with renewed
5-light casements, at second floor with architraved 12-pane sashes to the front
only. Right bay window has been partly extended to the left, at ground floor
extending the window to 8 lights, but at first floor as a blind section, on the
flat roof of which is the seated figure of a unicorn. Projecting boxed eaves
break around the bay windows as a cornice. Shallow-pitched roof falls lower to
rear above a brick extension. Stone wing returning from right has 16-pane
sashes. Interior: C17 stop-chamfered joists and spine beam.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p87) '


Listing NGR: SP4667631628

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