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Description: Orchard House (Health Centre)
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 244331
OS Grid Reference: SP4513540886
OS Grid Coordinates: 445135, 240886
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0645, -1.3430
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BANBURY FOUNDRY SQUARE
6/40 Orchard House (Health Centre)
09/04/52 (Formerly listed as Orchard
House, now health centre. Late C16/C17, remodelled C20. Regular coursed
ironstone ashlar and render, stone slate roof laid to diminishing courses, brick
shafts on stone bases to ends. 2 storeys plus attic; 2-window range. L-plan.
Central doorway has part-glazed door with overlight. Doorway is flanked by
3-light and a 4-light stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds and label stops.
First floor has a 2-light and 4-light stone-mullioned window with hood mould and
label stops. Gable fronted bay to left has C20 window. Gabled roof dormer to
right. Interior: stone fireplaces with chamfered bressumers. C16/C17 dog-leg
staircase, with heavy carved balusters. The C20 brick extensions are not of
special architectural interest.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.28).
Listing NGR: SP4513540886
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Source: English Heritage
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