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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: 1203996



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jul-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253167

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WOODSTOCK OXFORD STREET SP4416NE (East side) 10/175 No.30 (Fox House) and No.32 13/02/69 (Fox House Antiques) (Formerly listed as No.30, No.32) GV II Formerly part of Marlborough Arms Hotel (q.v.), including Assembly Rooms to left; now house and shop. House to right (No.30) of c.1750; No.32 to left of c.1770. Limestone ashlar, rendered to rear; rear of No.32 is partly weatherboarded. Gabled stone slate roof, hipped to left and of concrete tiles to rear; No.32 has cupola with lead roof, which lights stairs; ridge and end stacks of stone finished in brick. Double-depth plan. Georgian style front. No.30 of 3 storeys. 2-window range has flat stone arch with wrought-iron brackets supporting flat hood over mid C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door; raised storey bands; keyed stone lintels over mid C18 six-pane sashes with thick glazing bars, and late C18 six-pane sashes to second floor. Late C18 dentilled wood eaves cornice is continued over 2-storey, one-bay front of No.32: this has 2-storey stuccoed late C18 Venetian window set above late C18 lunette crowning late C19 wood-mullioned shop window. Extension of 1985 to rear of No.30. Interior of No.32: stone bolection-moulded fireplace of c.1720 in room to left; C18 panelled doors set in panelled reveals and mid C18 fireplaces on first floor; moulded cornices, are C18 to left but C20 elsewhere. Passage leads to rear hall, which has doorway to No.30 and very fine open-well staircase of c.1750 which has turned balusters set on closed string, bolection-moulded dado and dog-gate (the latter brought here in 1970s); top landing has bolection-moulded panelling, and stair is lit by fine lantern. Interior of No.30, built as Assembly Rooms c.1770; decorative chandalier medallions; ground floor cornice has fluting with medallions and delicate acanthus-leaf; stairs are C20; on first floor is panelled dado, moulded cornice and beams and unusual late C18 fireplaces with inner architraves of c.1840 and ducks nest grates. Thick sprung dancing floor was formerly filled with chaff.

Listing NGR: SP4459816772

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National Grid Reference: SP 44598 16772


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