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Brewhouse at Hook Norton Brewery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.997 / 51°59'49"N

Longitude: -1.4941 / 1°29'38"W

OS Eastings: 434829

OS Northings: 233294

OS Grid: SP348332

Mapcode National: GBR 6S2.M36

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.12ZF

Entry Name: Brewhouse at Hook Norton Brewery

Listing Date: 9 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244021

Location: Hook Norton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Hook Norton

Built-Up Area: Hook Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HOOK NORTON BREWERY LANE
SP33SW (West side)
4/11 Brewhouse at Hook Norton
Brewery

GV II
Brewhouse. Established on site c. 1850. 3-storey tower brewery 1872. Present
6-floor tower brewery c.1898 by William Bradford of London, incorporating
earlier brewery. Ironstone with some ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs with
ornamental ridge tiles. Brewhouse of three main parts: copper house to left,
6-floor tower brewery and fermenting house. Copper house: single storey with
tall paired lights, cast-iron glazing bars and chamfered stone lintels. Hipped
roof with triangular dormers and hipped, gabled lantern. Tower brewery of two
sections: 4-storeys to the left with paired recessed windows, cast-iron glazing
bars and chamfered stone lintels. Machiolated stonework at eaves. Hipped
gambrel roof with triangular lights and hipped gabled lantern to the cooling
house. Moulded band above 3rd storey. 6-storey tower on right with mock timber
frame and hipped roof to sack-hoist housing. Segmental headed window with cast-
iron glazing bars to the 5th storey. Machiolated stonework above. Cast-iron
panels and long rectangular lights to 6th storey. Tower has hipped gabled roof
with triangular lights in gable. Doorway to steam-engine house has stone
architraves and scroll pediment. 4-storey fermenting house on right has tall
lights with wooden glazing bars and stone sills. Wooden door to first floor.
Gabled roof, Welsh slate with brick end stack on right. Irregular L-plan ranges
to rear. Interior: brewing equipment of c1850 and c1900; stationary steam
engine supplied by Messrs. Buxton and Thornley of Burton on Trent. Associated
range of buildings including stable block 1898, offices with cellar 1896, and
malthouse 1865 and earlier. History: Hook Norton is the last independant
brewery in North Oxfordshire.
(Gosling, Sarah - A Changing Landscape, Oxfordshire County Council, Department
of Museum Services, Publication No.8; Hook Norton, A Heritage Brewery)


Listing NGR: SP3482333296

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