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Watlington Branch Library, Watlington

Description: Watlington Branch Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 247666

OS Grid Reference: SU6884494540
OS Grid Coordinates: 468844, 194540
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6455, -1.0064

Location: 37 High Street, Watlington, Oxfordshire OX9 5PZ

Locality: Watlington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 5PZ

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Listing Text

SU6894 (South side)
6/194 Nos.33 and 35 (Watlington
Branch Library)


House, now library and flat. Mid/late C16, remodelled in mid C19. Originally
timber-framed. Front of mid C19 Flemish bond brick with flared headers; rest of
flint rubble with brick dressings; gabled old tile roof; brick left end stack.
3-unit plan. 2-storeys; 3-window range. Flat gauged brick arches over mid C19
four-panelled door with overlight and mid C19 horned sashes to left; mid C19
shop front with C20 door to right; timber lintels over first-floor mid C19
horned sashes. Dentilled eaves. C18 two-storey wing of brick to rear left.
Interior: ground floor has quartered cased beams, one chamfered: first floor
open to 3-bay queen-post roof with curved windbraces and clasped purlins.
Two-storey stuccoed bay to right has mid C19 horned sash over horizontal sliding
sash and mid C19 two-panelled door: C16 chamfered arch-braced collar truss.

Listing NGR: SU6884894539

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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