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Latitude: 51.7843 / 51°47'3"N
Longitude: -1.4847 / 1°29'4"W
OS Eastings: 435641
OS Northings: 209638
OS Grid: SP356096
Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.3FP
Mapcode Global: VHC02.6FY0
Entry Name: Corn Exchange
Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28
District: West Oxfordshire
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Listing Date: 6 February 1970
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 397865
Source ID: 1289140
WITNEY MARKET SQUARE
SP3509N (East side)
10/178 Corn Exchanq
Corn Exchange, now offices. Built 1863. Squared and coursed limestone, with
rusticated pilaster strips and dressings; gabled Welsh-slate roof; stone end
stacks. Italian Classical style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range.
Semi-circular arched doorway with rusticated surrounds to panelled double-leaf
doors; balcony above supported by 2 huge brackets with carved flower swags. Door
flanked by tripartite plate-glass sashes with rusticated segmental-arched
architraves. First-floor cross-windows set in moulded stone architraves with
bracketed cornices and central segmental pediment. Modillioned stone cornice
beneath low parapet. Consoles flank central open-pedimented gable with ball
finials and lunette. Keyed raised architraves to right side wall and long rear
wing of one-storey, 5-window range, interior: mid C19 stairs, dado in room to
left, and braced queen-post roof in first-floor chamber.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).
Listing NGR: SP3564109638
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