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Burford's Buildings, Sheep Street

South Side

 On the south side, Hanover House (No. 11) was also associated with the Garnes. Less typical is No. 9 at the High Street end, a modern house which employs a range of period features derived from other Burford buildings.

Collection Items

The ashlar façade is of 1696 (datestone), but masks an earlier building: note the position of the doorway and side passage, squeezed into a corner.

Behind a remodelled 17th-century façade are remains of another medieval house, documented from 1492 when the guild of the chapel of St Mary in Burf

In contrast to the houses further east, buildings from here to the end of Sheep Street resulted from 16th- and 17th-century development of what was


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