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8, Beauchamp Lane, Oxford

Description: 8, Beauchamp Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245323

OS Grid Reference: SP5401203853
OS Grid Coordinates: 454012, 203853
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7308, -1.2193

Location: Beauchamp Lane, Oxford OX4 3LF

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX4 3LF

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Listing Text

(East Side)
(Formerly Church Street)
No 8
SP 50 SW 26/95 12.1.54.
House. At right angles to road in a long rectangular plan. 2-storeyed roughcast
rubble with cellars, stone copings, kneelers, ball finials and stone slate
roof. Modern yellow brick chimney shafts. In the South elevation are modern
2-light casement windows. The West gable is C17 and has 3 and 4-light ancient
casement windows with wood frames and lintels. The North elevation is of
coursed rubble and has 5 gabled attic dormers in the roof and 5 2-light modern
casement windows. Interior: Modernized except that the ground floor east
room has some late C18 panelling and a niche. History. Once known as the
Rectory farmhouse and may possibly be one of the buildings erected by William
Napper c 1600; he died aged 75. (Oxf Hist Soc 92. 192). Napper appears
to have been in Cowley in 1573 (i b 188) and to have had a "farme house"
in Cowley. (Wood's Life III, 122).

Listing NGR: SP5401203853

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Source: English Heritage

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