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SHAVEN CROWN HOTEL

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.

Name: SHAVEN CROWN HOTEL

List entry Number: 1052553

Location

SHAVEN CROWN HOTEL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251788

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 2617-2717 7/74

SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET (west side) Shaven Crown Hotel

27.8.56

GV II* Medieval hostelry; hall house. Late C14 or C15, altered C16 and modernised and restored in C20. Rubble with freestone dressings, Cotswold stone roofs with coped verges, irregular chimneys, some (now) dummy. Courtyard plan with hall to road and two-storey flanking projecting wings, the right-hand one noticeably at an angle. Mullioned windows with labels. Through passage to right of hall with large high and moulded Tudor arch entries with panelled spandrels and labels, early plank door retaining one possibly medieval hinge. The hall has two two-light windows with decorated heads to right of entry (? staircase). The left-hand wing has a two-light foiled head first floor window and an original octagonal chimney stack with small corbel-heads. Inside: hall with spere truss, restored screen and four-bay roof structure, moulded timbers, arch braced trusses, two minor and central principal, apparently a raised cruck, two rows of windbraces; Tudor arched doorway at north-west end, a further similar door to first floor above (? stairs). The room over the north end was probably the solar with roughly arched plaster vault. In the north wing is an inserted C15 fireplace and a C17 fireplace in another room, beyond which is a one-bay manor dovecote. Attractive irregular elevations to courtyard with four-bay west range (slate roofed) containing a large C17 fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP2784017850

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National Grid Reference: SP 27840 17850

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