The Sun Inn

  • Ownership map as at 28 December 2016
Archive Notes:

Four typed pages about the Sun Inn (c. 1720 - 1930). Ownership map as at 28 December 2016.

Listing details state 'Public house. Early C18. Limestone rubble and timber lintels; old plain-tile roof and brick gable stack. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys plus attics. 2-window front has central door between 3-light casements with smaller 3-light casments at first floor. C20 canopy is carried on early C18 moulded brackets. Later rear and gable outshuts. Interior: Large inglenook fireplace with chamfered bressumer'.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.109).

This 18th century inn was probably frequented by quarry workers. Nearby was the coaching route over Shotover to Oxford. The coaching route to Worcester passed north of here. The inn is Grade 2 listed.

See also 671

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