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Countess Gardens, Henley-on-Thames

Description: Countess Gardens

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 246062

OS Grid Reference: SU7609082967
OS Grid Coordinates: 476090, 182967
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5405, -0.9042

Location: Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2BN

Locality: Henley-on-Thames
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 2BN

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Listing Text

5355 (East Side)

Nos 86 & 88
(Countess Gardens)
(Formerly listed as No

SU 7582 1/12


C18. Silver grey brick with red quoins and window dressings. Plain string
course at 1st floor level, moulded string at 2nd floor level. Cornice
evidently removed and plastered string in replacement. Old tiled roof
concealed by parapet. 3 storeys, 6 windows with segmental arches and
external panelled shutters to ground floor windows. Arched entrance door
with fanlight. Wood door surround of square fluted engaged columns supporting
architrave and bracketed cornice and pediment with Doric frieze. Round
arched door with simple radial fanlight to door on south side of No 86.

Nos 70 to 102 (even) with the building at the rear of Nos 70 and 72 form
part of a group with Nos 93 and 95 opposite and with Nos 1 to 11 (odd)
and l5 to 25 (odd) Denmark House, Elm House, Ruperts Elm, Ruperts Guard,
White House, the Obelisk and No 30, Northfield End and with Tarry's Cottage,
Bell Cottage and the Flat, Rupert's Lane.

Listing NGR: SU7609082967

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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