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West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 44592 16666


WOODSTOCK HIGH STREET SP4416NE (South side) 10/103 No.28 (Cromwell House) 18/10/49 (Formerly listed as "Cromwell's House") GV II House. Mid C17, with early C19 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; brick rear stack. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Early C19 open-pedimented hood over ten-panelled door with overlight to left. Segmental-arched blocked openings behind door and to right. Early C19 two-storey bow window with sashes to right. Mid C17 chamfered stone-mullioned and transomed cross windows on first floor. C17 dentilled wood cornice; C20 hipped roof dormers. Early C18 two-storey wing to rear of limestone rubble and with added C20 storey and gabled concrete tile roof. Early C20 extension to rear left. Interior: much restored mid C17 dog-leg staircase. Early C18 bolection panelling in rear right room. First floor room not fully inspected but noted as having early C18 fireplace with panelled over mantel. From 1675 it was occupied by John Cary, a lawyer and agent for various local aristocrats, who claimed to have been a royal servant for every seventeenth century King: he entertained William III at this house in 1698. Formerly part of a large house divided up after 1750 and on site of Nos.30-36 High Street. (Information from the VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4459216666


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

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Date: 23 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/08957/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Tresise. Source Historic England Archive
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