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Willoughby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6462 / 51°38'46"N

Longitude: -1.1674 / 1°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 457708

OS Northings: 194488

OS Grid: SU577944

Mapcode National: GBR 90D.RPQ

Mapcode Global: VHCY8.QW7C

Entry Name: Willoughby House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248128

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 (West side)
5/98 No.73 (Willoughby House)
18/07/63

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably C16, remodelled late C18 and extended mid C19.
Timber framing with brick and rendered infill; rendered brick; old plain-tile
roof with brick stacks. 2-unit plan with rear wing, extended. 2 storeys plus
attic. 3 bays to left of 5-window front are earlier and have doorway, to left of
centre, in C19 stone porch with Egyptian columns; flanking windows have 16-pane
sashes, cornices and panelled shutters; at first floor are three 12-pane sashes.
2 later bays to right plus gable outshut have 4-pane sashes with stone sills on
moulded corbels. Roughcast, lined with broad masonry joints, extends over full
facade and roof is continuous, with moulded eaves brackets, crested ridge tiles,
one roof dormer in earlier section, and stacks to right gable and to right of
entrance. Left gable wall and rear have exposed heavy framing with curved
braces. Tall timber-framed stair tower rises at rear of earlier range, and low
timber-framed wing returns to left of it. Interior not inspected but likely to
be of interest.


Listing NGR: SU5770894488

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