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Ann Elizabeth Health Foods The Reindeer Inn, Banbury

Description: Ann Elizabeth Health Foods The Reindeer Inn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 244457

OS Grid Reference: SP4549740643
OS Grid Coordinates: 445497, 240643
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0623, -1.3378

Location: Parson's Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5NA

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

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Listing Text

SP4540NW, SP4540NE (North side)
6/157, 7/157 No.47 (The Reindeer Inn) and
09/04/52 No.48 (Ann Elizabeth Health
(Formerly listed as Nos.47
(Reindeer Hotel) and No.48)

Public house and shop once wholly comprising The Reindeer Inn. Early/mid C16
with additions of 1570, 1624 and 1637. Now No.47 to left forms the Reindeer Inn
and No.48 a shop to right. No.47: originally early to mid C16 with rear
additions dated 1624 and 1637 (Globe Room). No.48 of c.1570 including carriage
entrance. Gates inscribed and dated: 1570 IHON KNIGHT * IHONE KNIGHT * DAVID
HORN. Mixed stone and timber construction. No.47: limestone and stucco. No.48:
star patterned timber framing above carriage entrance and roughcast first floor.
Welsh slate roof. Brick ridge stack. 2 storeys plus attic. 6-window range.
Courtyard plan formed by L-shaped ranges. Ground floor to No.47 has 6 renewed
sashes and 6-panelled door. Carriage entrance off-centre to right has panelled
gates with wooden pegs. C20 shop front to right. First floor No.47: 3 wooden
mullioned and transomed windows with opening casements; large wooden mullioned
and transomed window above carriage entrance; No.48 has 2 sashes with glazing
bars and moulded wood surrounds. 5 gabled roof dormers with moulded eaves and
openings casements. Rear to No.47: 2-storey and roughcast over timber frame
includes C17 additions. Globe Room has a renewed wooden mullioned window and a
6-light stone mullioned window with hood mould and label stops to cellar. Rear
to No.48: 3-storey range with jetty at second floor. Renewed casements within
oriel windows in second floor. Double gabled dormer above carriage entrance.
Interior of Globe Room: C17 panelling and interior porch. Plaster casts of the
ceiling are in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Roof to No.47 reputed to have
arched windbraces.
(Photographs in N.M.R.; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, pp.29, 32 and 33; Buildings
of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.443; Potts, W., A History of Banbury, 1958,
pp.129-131; Laithwaite, M., The Reindeer Inn and Trinder, B.S. The Globe Room in
Cake and Cockhorse, Vol.2, No. 10, Nov.1964, pp.159-174).

Listing NGR: SP4549740643

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Source: English Heritage

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