GREYHOUND HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1046510

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: GREYHOUND HOUSE, BICESTER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GREYHOUND HOUSE, BICESTER ROAD

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell (District Authority)

Parish: Launton

National Grid Reference: SP 60830 22518

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History

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Details

SP6022 LAUNTON BICESTER ROAD (south side)

13/87 Greyhound House

12/01/87

- II

Inn, now house. 1682 on datestones. Limestone rubble with wooden lintels; old plain-tile roof with brick gable stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 4-window front has renewed cross windows to both floors plus the entrance, to left of centre, in a C20 porch. Datestones between first-floor windows are inscribed "16", "0/WI" and "82". Roof has paired stacks to right and is hipped to left, returning over the rear wing with a roof dormer facing left. Left side has a 4-window range of similar renewed cross windows including a stair window; all have C20 lattice glazing. Rear gable has a stone parapet, paired brick stacks, and single-light windows, some blocked. C20 extension in angle of ranges. Interior: large open fireplace with bread oven, partly rebuilt: heavy stop-chamfered beams; upper flight of C17 dogleg stair with heavy turned balusters; first-floor fireplace with curved interior, herringbone-brick reredos and brick flat arch; butt-purl in roof with jointed rafters. Probably built as a farmhouse for members of the Deeley family. Ceased to be an inn in 1900. (V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol.VI, p.233).

Listing NGR: SP6083022518

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 243472

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1959), 233

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