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Description: Austin House
Date Listed: 7 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 244481
OS Grid Reference: SP4536240190
OS Grid Coordinates: 445362, 240190
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0582, -1.3398
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BANBURY SOUTH BAR STREET
SP4550SW (East side)
9/181 No.24 (Austin House)
Baptist chapel, now offices. 1834 with later alterations. Red brick, hipped
Welsh slate roof, brick end stack. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Central 2-storey
advanced entrance bay has porch with slender columns. Panelled double doors.
Decorated overlight. Single sash above entrance has glazing bars and stone sill.
Ground floor to left and right of porch has sashes with glazing bars, brick flat
arches and stone sills. 2 similar windows to first floor. All windows of 3-pane
width. Basement has sashes with glazing bars. Moulded chamfered cornice. Erected
for Richard Austin (d.1840). The Austin family were prominent brewers and
Baptists in C19 Banbury.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, pp.92 and 116).
Listing NGR: SP4536240190
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Source: English Heritage
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