Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1046323

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 05-May-1988



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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Deddington

National Grid Reference: SP 46667 31717


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SP4631 DEDDINGTON MARKET PLACE (West side) 8/193 The Hermitage 08/12/55 (Formerly listed as The Corner House)

GV II* Substantial house. Mid C17, re-fronted early C18 and extended late C18/early C19. Limestone ashlar, and marlstone ashlar with limestone ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate and plain-tile roofs with ashlar gable stacks. Double-depth plan with rear wing. 2 storeys plus attic. Regular 4-window limestone front, with chamfered plinth and heavy wooden modillion cornice, has 12-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves; entrance in bay one has a similar architrave and a wide recessed 6-panel door with an ornamental overlight. 2 moulded early-C18 lead rainwater heads. Attic has 3 renewed roof dormers. Steep-pitched double-span roof has C17 gable parapets with triangular copings and moulded projecting kneelers; double stacks have moulded caps and plinths. Marlstone gables retain leaded 2-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with labels, and the wing returning from the left has a similar 3-light transomed window. A slate-roofed marlstone-ashlar range, infilling the angle, is probably late C18/early C19 and has further sashes with stone flat arches. Interior not inspected but noted as having a C17 oak dogleg stair with turned balusters. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p571; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p87)

Listing NGR: SP4666731717


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Legacy System number: 243919

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974)
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 87

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