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Borocourt Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rotherfield Peppard, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5364 / 51°32'11"N

Longitude: -1.0165 / 1°0'59"W

OS Eastings: 468311

OS Northings: 182402

OS Grid: SU683824

Mapcode National: GBR B39.MTG

Mapcode Global: VHDWD.BNH1

Entry Name: Borocourt Hospital

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247050

Location: Rotherfield Peppard, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Rotherfield Peppard

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Checkendon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHECKENDON
SU68SE
5/30 Borocourt Hospital
- II*
Country House, now hospital, formerly known as Wyfold Court. 1874-84 by
George Somers Clarke the Elder for Edward Hermon. Some C20 alterations. Red
brick with grey brick diaper pattern; plain tile roof; brick stacks. Complex
plan, French Gothic style. 2 storeys and attic with 4-storey and attic wing to
right; higher towers. 14-window range. Stone porte cochere to left with 2-
centre arches to 3 sides. Studded door with Gothic moulded stone surround.
Irregular fenestration, mostly of stone mullion and transom windows with
elaborate carved hoods. Complex gabled roof with cross-gables, towers and
turrets. Ornamental ridge tiles and ornamental metal ridges to towers and
turrets. Decorative carved brick stacks. Elaborate carved stone details.
Other elevations of same quality and complexity. Interior: Vaulted stone main
corridor to ground floor with original light fittings. Open well staircase
with elaborate carved balustrade, armorial glass to windows and fixed
paintings. Many of the interiors survive with some C20 alterations.
Bought in 1932 and became Borocourt Hospital.
(Peter Howell, Wyfold Court; The Country Seat, 1970,p.244-51).


Listing NGR: SU6831182402

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