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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: 1047846



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 248132

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DORCHESTER HIGH STREET SU5794 (West side) 5/102 Bishop's Court 18/07/63

- II

Farmhouse. C16/C17, remodelled and extended early C19. Rendered walls, partly over timber framing, and some brick; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. L-plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attics. Symmetrical 3-window early-C19 rendered front has central 6-panel door, with ornamental overlight, and 16-pane sashes. A delicate wrought-iron verandah runs across the front. The steep-pitched hipped roof returns to right, and the end wall has leaded casements and a 5-canted bay window with wooden pilaster mullions and crenellation. An entrance canopy, further to the rear has similar decoration. Earlier range, parallel to front range, has a half-hipped gable to left and a clustered ridge stack. Interior not inspected but noted as containing remains of an L-shaped timber-framed house, possibly dating from a rebuilding recorded in 1552. Reputed to be on site of Bishop's Palace, destroyed at Reformation.

Listing NGR: SU5755694581

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National Grid Reference: SU 57556 94581


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