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55, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6451 / 51°38'42"N

Longitude: -1.1667 / 1°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 457755

OS Northings: 194358

OS Grid: SU577943

Mapcode National: GBR 90D.ZSQ

Mapcode Global: VHCY8.QXK8

Entry Name: 55, High Street

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248119

Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Dorchester

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (West side)
5/89 No.55
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as house
adjoining Bullyn to S)

GV II*

House. 1610 on front, extended C18. Timber framing with rendered infill on
clunch rubble plinth; limestone ashlar and brick; old plain-tile roof with brick
stacks. 2-unit plan, with rear outshut. 2 storeys plus attics. 6-window front is
double-jettied and has moulded bressumers and scroll brackets carved with
acanthus and Ionic capitals. At ground and first floors large leaded casements
replace oriels for which mortices remain, and are flanked, at first floor, by
high-level, 3-light ovolo-moulded mullion windows, restored C20 with diamond
glazing. At ground floor similar windows are only on the inner sides and there
is an inserted 4-panel door to extreme right. "1610/IH" is inscribed on a stud.
Large stack with 4 diagonal shafts rises from the roof slope above the central
bay. To left is a single-storey C20 extension. Outshut is of brick on an ashlar
lower storey and has dormers. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SU5775594358

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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