Fox & Hounds

Oxfordshire - Christmas Common

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: II

Christmas Common
OX49 5HL

OS ref: SU713932

Tel: (01491) 612599




Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

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In times past there were two bars here on either side of the entrance: a public bar to the left and a private bar to the right with an off-sales in between facing the door. The off-sales is still evident with its still-working glazed hatch. In the public bar is a large fireplace with a bread oven on its left-hand side. The traditional, rustic core still has its simple ambiance but the pub has now expanded considerably beyond it. On the far left the former village shop has been pressed into service as has the old kitchen area behind the public bar. Both bar and ex-kitchen have red and black quarry-tiled flooring. On the far right is a large but not overly obtrusive extension dating from about 2000 and mainly used for food service.

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