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Monarchs Court, Benson

Description: Monarchs Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 January 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 247760

OS Grid Reference: SU6182091690
OS Grid Coordinates: 461820, 191690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6206, -1.1084

Location: 4 Mill Lane, Benson, Oxfordshire OX10 6SA

Locality: Benson
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 6SA

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Listing Text

SU6191 (South side)
7/52 Nos.2 to 6 (even) -
(Formerly listed as The Old
Red Lion, Mill Lane)


Includes No.2 (Monarchs Court) Mill Lane.
Row of houses. C17, with probably late C17 front to left return and probably
early C18 front. Grey brick with red brick dressings; old plain-tile hipped
roof; brick ridge stacks. 2 storey, 9-window range. 6-panel doors with
overlights and flat hoods to left and right of centre. 12-pane segmental topped
sashes to all openings. Flat brick band between ground and first foor. Parapet
to eaves. Left return: Coursed limestone rubble with brick dressings. 2 storey,
5-window range. Sash door with flat hood to left, 16-pane sashes to ground
floor. Chamfered brick band between ground and first floor. 5 cross-windows to
first floor. Chamfered brick band to eaves. Chamfered rusticated quoins to left
and right. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. Reputed to be
where Charles 1st held his court at Benson on his flight to Oxford during the
civil war.

Listing NGR: SU6182091690

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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