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Holton Place Holton Place House Old Place, Holton

Description: Holton Place Holton Place House Old Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246636

OS Grid Reference: SP6049906533
OS Grid Coordinates: 460499, 206533
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7542, -1.1249

Location: Holton, Oxfordshire OX33 1PR

Locality: Holton
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1PR

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Listing Text

6/116 Holton place, Holton Place
23/04/85 House and Old Place

- II

Substantial house now 3 dwellings. Early/mid C18, late C18 and mid C19.
Limestone rubble and ashlar; plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs. Long irregular
plan. One storey plus attics and 2 storeys. Front has, to right, a 4-window C18
range with small-pane and leaded 3-light casements and dormers, the 2 bays to
the left having brick quoins and flat arches. The central 2 bays of the front
project considerably with a steep-pitched gable and a shallow hipped gable. Both
bays have Gothick windows with triple-arched stone heads. Doorway, in brick
extension on the right, has similar head. Remainder of front, to left, has a mid
C19 ashlar 2-storey range with 2 small gables over arched first-floor windows
with honeycomb glazing bars. At ground floor is a large canted bay window, with
triple-arched heads, clustered-shaft mullions and a pendant cornice, beside a
porch with 4-centre arched doorway. To extreme left is a slightly later
single-storey ashlar addition with clasping pilasters. Its end wall has 3
Gothick arched windows and a central gable with pierced serpentine bargeboard
and elaborate pendants. Interior: Holton Place House has an inserted late C17
stair with widely-spaced heavy turned balusters. Interiors of Holton Place and
Old Place not inspected. Formerly a single dwelling known as Holton Place and
forming part of the Holton Park estate.

Listing NGR: SP6055606363

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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