High Street (east): No. 13
Though ownership is unknown before the 1820s this prominent building may have been an inn, as suggested by the wide entrance under an elliptical hood-mould, and a mounting block (to help in mounting a horse) outside. Its courtyard includes 17th-century timber framing, and an ovolo-moulded mullion window at first-floor level is early 17th-century. The 19th-century ground-floor window seems to have been set into an earlier doorway. Nineteenth-century occupiers included plumbers and painters (?1820s–60s), and a cooper and parish clerk (1870s–90s).
See: M Laithwaite,'Buildings of Burford', in A Everitt (ed), Perspectives in English Urban History (1973) 85; R Moody, Inns of Burford (2007 edn), 55