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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6439 / 51°38'38"N

Longitude: -1.1653 / 1°9'55"W

OS Eastings: 457852

OS Northings: 194234

OS Grid: SU578942

Mapcode National: GBR 90F.S8C

Mapcode Global: VHCY8.RY94

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248083

Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester (South Oxfordshire)

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 (East side)
5/54 The Priory
18/07/63

GV II

House. Probably C17, remodelled early C18. Brick with some timber framing; old
plain-tile roofs with brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attics.
4-window front, with storey band and moulded brick dentil cornice, has 12-pane
sashes under gauged-brick keystone flat arches, converted from segmental arches;
ground-floor windows have panelled shutters, and doorway, to left of centre, has
a 4-panel door, architrave and flat canopy on shaped brackets. Window to left of
door is a later restoration. High parapet has 2 blocked openings. Right end wall
retains a segmental arch over a blind window. Rear part of side wall is a
different build, and has very fine brickwork with plinth, storey band, moulded
cornice, rubbed and gauged flat keystone arches, and dressings in bright red
brick with purple walling. End wall has pairs of sashes at ground and first
floors, and the one-bay return to rear has a further sash and a narrow blind
panel. Gable end of timber-framed core is visible to rear. Roof is complex and
has dormers behind parapets. C18 brick wing of 3 bays projects to rear, with
leaded casements of 2 and 3 lights under segmental arches and a timber-framed
rear wall. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SU5785294234

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