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A vicarage house stood on part of this site from the Middle Ages, and a surviving medieval range at the rear may be part of it.

This small building is probably Burford's best-documented property, because of its acquisition (with earlier deeds) by Brasenose College, Oxford, i

The earliest feature is a stone Caernarvon archway in the right-hand front room, with the characteristic ‘shoulders’ of the late 13th century.

This united rubblestone front conceals a jumble of rooms and phases and some re-used timber.

Occupying the whole of a wide medieval burgage plot, this long frontage dates from after 1863, when the building was Newman's drapers.

At No. 94, now called Christmas Court, the canopy with supporting columns, the boxed shopfront, and the bay windows are all 19th-century.

This extensive corner site was assembled from three separate narrow properties in 1839–41, by the linen draper William G. Westrope.

Though substantially remodelled both buildings are of medieval origin, and were apparently of moderately high status.

High Street (east): No. 67 (Former Dolphin Inn) Gazetteer

A 17th-century front (now rendered) hides another building of medieval origin.