Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1053083

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

Statutory Address: 3, CHURCH GREEN



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Statutory Address: 3, CHURCH GREEN


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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Witney

National Grid Reference: SP3564609502


WITNEY CHURCH GREEN SP3509N, SP3509S (East side) 10/19, 11/19 Nos. 3 and 5 (The Hermitage) 14/05/52 GV II*

House, now office, dwelling and 3 flats. Early C16; late C17 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; end stacks of stone (right) and stone finished in C20 brick (left); front and rear lateral stacks of stone finished in C18 brick. 3-unit through-passage plan with rear right wing. 2 storeys and attic: symmetrical 5-window range. Mid C19 Gothic doorways to left and centre, with cornices over pointed chamfered arches (blocked to centre). Doorway to right has 4-centred arch with foliate spandrels and strapwork-carved brackets to broken cornice: mid C19 Gothic door. Hood mould over sunk-chamfered stone-mullioned and transomed window to left and pediments over similar windows to right: hood moulds over similar mullioned 3-light windows on first floor. Rear: hollow-chamfered light, 4-centred chamfered archway to passage. C17 timber-framed roof dormer and stair-turret with 2-light stone-mullioned hollow-chamfered windows. Rear right wing: early C16, remodelled late C17 and C20: of similar materials: 2 storeys and attic: 5-window range with 2 similar 2-light mullioned windows: C16 gabled timber-framed dormer with 4-light wood-mullioned window and turned pendentives. Rear of No.3 (to left) has similar 2-light mullioned window and mid/late C18 two-storey wing with sash and C19 casements. Interior: early C16 rear right wing has stop-chamfered beams and queen-post roof. with arch-braced collar-truss to front. Front range has late C17 collar-truss roof with butt purlins and side struts: C16 moulded stone fireplace and C16 pointed-chamfered doorway to stair-turret, which has winder stairs. No.3 not inspected but likely to be of interest. (National Monuments Record)

Listing NGR: SP3564609502


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 252589

Legacy System: LBS

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