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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1047844



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dorchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 248126

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DORCHESTER HIGH STREET SU5794 (West side) 5/96 No.71 (The Doctor's House) 18/07/63 (Formerly listed as The Doctor's House)


House and outbuilding. Late C16/early C17, extended and remodelled late C18 and mid/late C19; outbuilding early C18. Timber framing with colourwashed brick infill; some weatherboarding and brick; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. L-plan. One storey plus attics. 3-window C19 front, with applied timbering to left and centre bays, has a central 4-panel door with a canopy on shaped brackets, casements of one and 2 lights, to left, and a C20 canted bay window to right; first floor has 3 gabled dormers. Roof has ornamental ridge tiles and apex finials, and has stacks to left of centre and to right. Left gable wall has a C19 canted bay window. Earlier rear wing has a 3-unit plan with continuous outshut and is timber framed with some herringbone brick infill. It is partly concealed by a small C18 wing at the junction with the front range. To right of the front is a 3-bay timber-framed outbuilding range, probably originally a barn. The front wall is now brick with the entry to right, but the rear remains weatherboarded. Interior: front range has some chamfered beams and probably incorporates C17/C18 work; outbuilding range has a clasped-purlin roof with queen-strut trusses.

Listing NGR: SU5770894474

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National Grid Reference: SU 57708 94474


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