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The Elizabethan House, Henley-on-Thames

Description: The Elizabethan House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 246172

OS Grid Reference: SU7622882643
OS Grid Coordinates: 476228, 182643
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5376, -0.9023

Location: A4130, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2AU

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

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Listing Text

5355 (South Side)

Nos 40 & 40A
(The Elizabethan House)
and No 42 (Formerly listed
as No 40 Elizabethan

SU 7582 1/36 25.1.51.


C16 and later, timber framed with plaster and painted brick infill. Double
span, hipped, old tiled roof. 3 storeys, 5 windows, sashes with late
C19 glazing. Ground floor has 2 early C19 shop windows under cornices.
Eastern one incorporates door and has dentil cornice, entablature and
pilasters. Western window simpler, with pilasters. Central door with
architrave and small flathood. Side red brick and flint wall to east
provides an important link with the Old School House at rear (q.v.)

Nos 2 to 8 (even) Nos 14 to 36 (even) including Adam House, and Nos 40
44, and gates and piers 48, 50, The Old School House and the Rectory Garden
Wall form a group with Nos 5 to 39 (odd), the Drinking Fountain, the Parish
Church of St Mary and the raised pavement at the east end of Hart Street.

Listing NGR: SU7623182640

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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