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

Cherwell (District Authority)
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SP 46667 31717


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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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


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05978/18
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