BISHOP'S COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1047846

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1963

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S COURT, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BISHOP'S COURT, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Dorchester

National Grid Reference: SU 57556 94581

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 248132

Legacy System: LBS

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