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Solar and Attached Wall Approximately 15 Metres South West of the Prebendal, Thame

Description: Solar and Attached Wall Approximately 15 Metres South West of the Prebendal

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248576

OS Grid Reference: SP7020106363
OS Grid Coordinates: 470201, 206363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7516, -0.9844

Location: 16 Priestend, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3AA

Locality: Thame
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 3AA

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Listing Text

SP7006SW (North-west side)
8/145 Solar and attached wall
24/04/51 approx. ism. SM of the
(Formerly listed as Prebendal
(comprising House, Chapel and
block to west of Chapel, with
connecting wall)


Solar. C13, extended C14. Uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar stone dressings;
old plain-tile roof; stone lateral stack with rebuilt flue to rear. 2-storey,
4-bay range. Plank doors to east end, ground and first floors. Irregular
fenestration of stone mullion widows, some with reused masonry. Interior:
straight-flight staircase from ground to first floors. First floor has stone
hooded fireplace with C14 half-quatrefoil jambs and C20 stone hood. C14 four-bay
crown-post roof. Wall connecting chapel and solar was end of C14 hall; it has
C15 window with probably C19 Perpendicular tracery. History: a prebend was
established c.l140, by the Bishop of Lincoln.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.812-4).

Listing NGR: SP7019806363

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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