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Catherine Wheel Hotel, Henley-on-Thames

Description: Catherine Wheel Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 246183

OS Grid Reference: SU7610682666
OS Grid Coordinates: 476106, 182666
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5378, -0.9041

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

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

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Listing Text

5355 (North Side)

Nos 7 to 13 (odd)
(Catherine Wheel Hotel)
SU 7582 1/45 25.1.51.


C18 facade to C16 and C17 buildings. Formerly an important coaching inn.
Stucco with rusticated ground floor at western end. Band below eaves.
West half slate, east half, old tiled roof. 2 storeys at western end,
3 at eastern. 2 groups of 6 windows each all sashes with glazing bars,
including 2, two storey canted bay windows at west end. Centre window
has wooden architrave and label. 3 doors, 2 outer ones with engaged Doric
columns and centre C19 with moulded head and carved tympanum. West door
has iron balcony above. Carriageway entrance to rear courtyard. Timbering
visible in wall.

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, form a group associated
with Nos 2 to 8 (even) Nos 14 to 36 (even) including Adam House and Nos
40, 44 (including gates and piers) 48, No 50, The Old School House and
the Rectory Garden Wall opposite.

Listing NGR: SU7610582678

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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