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Description: Oxfordshire County Council Social Services
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 244495
OS Grid Reference: SP4528440192
OS Grid Coordinates: 445284, 240192
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0583, -1.3409
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BANBURY SOUTH BAR STREET
SP4540SW (West side)
9/195 No.40 (Oxfordshire County
09/04/52 Council Social Services)
(Formerly listed as No.40)
House, now offices. Early C18, remodelled 1784. Ironstone ashlar. Steeply
pitched stone slate roof. Brick end and ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus attic;
8-window range. Ground floor has off-centre entrance to left with vermiculated,
rusticated surround and head keystone. 6-panelled door with fanlight. 3 sashes
to left and 3 sashes to right have glazing bars (3-pane width). Tripartite sash
window to far right has arched head and is in position of former carriageway
entrance. 8 sashes to first floor include sash with shouldered stone architrave
and cornice (all 3-pane width). To far right a Venetian window with intersecting
glazing bars. Moulded and chamfered eaves cornice below rendered parapet. 4
gabled roof dormers. Rainwater head dated 1784. Interior: C18/C19 open well
staircase; carved wood Adam style fireplaces, one with overmantle; plaster
ceilings in ground floor and first floor room. Panelled doors, dados, cornices,
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.441; Potts, W., Banbury through one
hundred years, 1942, p.9; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.36).
Listing NGR: SP4528440192
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Source: English Heritage
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