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Grandpont House, Oxford

Description: Grandpont House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245281

OS Grid Reference: SP5150305450
OS Grid Coordinates: 451503, 205450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7454, -1.2554

Location: A4144, Oxford OX1 4LD

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 4LD

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There is also a scheduled monument, Section of the Grandpont Causeway, 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.

Listing Text

(East Side)
Grandpont House
SP 50 NW 24/605 12.1.54.
Built circa 1785 for Elias Taunton. 3 storeyed stuccoed brick with a moulded
cornice and parapet and bands at the lst and 2nd floors. The side stacks
are stuccoed. L-shaped plan with a North West wing projecting on the back.
The East elevation, facing the river, has 2 3-storeyed 3-sided bays with
tall sash windows. In between the bays is a doorway with a late C18 semi-circular
fanlight; above this in the 1st floor is a tall Venetian window and above
that a 3-light sash window.
The North-West wing has a 3-storeyed stuccoed front with a Welsh slate hipped
roof and sash windows. The North sides of the main block and of the North-West
wing are in red brick and the windows in the wing are blind.
The house is constructed on a 2-arched stone bridge and there was once a
mill here.

Listing NGR: SP5150305450

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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