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Browns Clays Butchers Lunn Poly, Banbury

Description: Browns Clays Butchers Lunn Poly

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 244339

OS Grid Reference: SP4566240598
OS Grid Coordinates: 445662, 240598
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0619, -1.3354

Locality: Banbury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX16 5EE

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There is also a scheduled monument, Tooley's boatyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SP4540NE (North side)
7/48 Nos.85 (Lunn Poly), No.86
09/04/52 (Browns) and No.87 (Clays
(Formerly listed as No.85,
No.86 and No.87)

House, now shops. Dated 1650. Built for Edward Vivers, Mercer. Restored 1847.
Brick, ironstone and stucco, Welsh slate roof, brick ridge stack. 2 storeys plus
attic; 3-window range. Frontage to High Street has three C20 shop fronts on
ground floor. 3 bow windows to first floor have ovolo moulded wood mullions,
with timber framing between. 3 gable front full dormers have 3-light windows.
Jettied attic storey has carved wooden frieze with pendants, some renewed, and
ornamental bargeboards with finials. Roughcast with pargetting in heartshapes
and fleurs-de-lys. Left end: brick ground floor to C20 shop front. First floor
has 3 classical style pedimented wooden windows on brackets. Single gabled
dormer with casement to left. Sundial on front. Interior: ground floor has
stop-chamfered moulded beams. First floor has two C17 stone fireplaces, one with
moulded jambs, and flanking pilasters. Renewed straight flight stair.
Butt-purlin roof. Photograph in N.M.R.
(Potts, W., A History of Banbury, 1958, p.205; Buildings of England:
Oxfordshire, 1974, p.441; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.32).

Listing NGR: SP4566240598

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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