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Description: Rain Restaurant and Wine Bar
Date Listed: 22 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 244412
OS Grid Reference: SP4559140680
OS Grid Coordinates: 445591, 240680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0626, -1.3364
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BANBURY MARKET PLACE
SP4540NE (North side)
7/113 No.23 (Rain Restaurant and
Wine Bar) Corn Hill
22/11/73 (Formerly listed as Nos.23 and
House, shop and office now house and restaurant. One of a pair built in 1866 by
William Wilkinson of Oxford for W.J. Douglas the owner of Castle House (q.v.).
Gothic style. Red, white, blue and black brick with dressings of 2 different
stones. Hipped, slated roof with finial. Brick end stack. 2 storeys plus attic.
Narrow frontage. Ground floor has heavy carving to the ground floor window and
door openings including the foliated capitals to the 4 pillars. Double casement
window to first floor and attic dormer. Dentilled eaves. Noted as being a rare
example, together with No.24 of a folly or double cottage orne.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.440: V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X,
Listing NGR: SP4559140680
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Source: English Heritage
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