GREAT HOUSE CLOSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1046398

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: GREAT HOUSE CLOSE, THE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: GREAT HOUSE CLOSE, THE HILL

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Souldern

National Grid Reference: SP 52262 31483

Summary

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History

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Details

SOULDERN THE HILL SP5231 (South side) 14/103 Great House Close 07/12/66 (Formerly listed as The Hollies)

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17 with roof raised in C18 and C20 alterations. Limestone ashlar. Raised stone slate roof. Stone-end stacks with renewed stone shafts. Stone coped gable with moulded kneelers and finials. L-plan. 2 storeys plus cellar. 3-window range. Entrance off-centre to right reached by 3 stone steps has 4-panelled door, 4-centred arched stone doorway with moulded chamfered jambs and hood mould and label stops. Entrance is flanked by 4-light stone mullioned windows of ovolo section with hood moulds and label stops. First floor has 2 similar windows and a 2-light renewed window. 2-light stone mullioned cellar window has hood mould and label stops and mullions of ovolo section. Interior: C18 moulded stone fireplace with square head (8'3" wide by 5'3" high). C18 staircase with stick balusters. Said to have late C18 panelling on ground floor. (VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol VI, p302)

Listing NGR: SP5226231483

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 243697

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 302

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