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Griffin House and Stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Swerford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9792 / 51°58'45"N

Longitude: -1.4572 / 1°27'25"W

OS Eastings: 437379

OS Northings: 231334

OS Grid: SP373313

Mapcode National: GBR 6S9.Y4F

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.PJH2

Entry Name: Griffin House and Stable

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251996

Location: Swerford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Swerford

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

SWERFORD BETWEEN TOWNS
SP3731
9/180 Griffin House and stable

- II
Public house, now house. 1691 on datestone; possibly partly earlier. Coursed
squared marlstone with some limestone-rubble banding; wooden lintels;
Welsh-slate roof with stone and brick stacks L-plan, 2 storeys 3-window front
of main range, in banded rubble, has a central plank door, a 3-light casement to
right and a 4-light casement to left; at first floor are casements of 3, 2 and 3
lights, that to left with ovolo-moulded wood mullions and frame. Datestone to
left of centre is carved with drapery and inscribed "RB/1691". Stable bay to
right has a loft door and a stable door but is partly obscured. Roof has stacks
flanking house bays, that to right with a rendered stone base. Left gable wall
rids a further entrance and returns to a lower rear wing with a large 3-light
casement over 2 small wood-mullioned windows. Stair tower in angle of ranges has
a blocked 2-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window with intermediate bars,
and there is a 3-light window with chamfered mullions and bars. Most lintels
have moulded chamfer stops. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SP3737931334

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