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Description: 16 and 16a, Upper High Street
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248588
OS Grid Reference: SP7084505782
OS Grid Coordinates: 470845, 205782
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7463, -0.9752
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THAME UPPER HIGH STREET
SP7005NE (North-east side)
10/157 Nos.16 and 16a
24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.16)
House, now 2 dwellings. C17, now forming part of cross-wing to rear; early C18
front range; mid C18 addition to right, raised late C19. Red brick with flared
headers in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof; brick end stacks. 2 storeys and
attic; 4-window range. 8-panel door to right of centre with Doric pilaster
surround supporting cornice with metopes and triglyphs. 12-pane unhorned sashes
with painted wood architrave surrounds to ground and first floor. Flat brick
band between ground and first floor. 2 flat-roofed full dormers with 6-pane
unhorned sashes. Addition to right: red brick with flared headers in Flemish
bond; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stack to right of centre. 2-storey,
3-window range. Panelled and studded double carriage doors to carriageway to
right with painted wood thin Doric pilaster surround supporting cornice with
metopes and triglyphs. 2 horned sashes without glazing bars to left and centre.
Flat brick band between ground and first floors. Three 12-pane horned sashes
with brick flat arches to first floor. Interior: dog-leg staircase with landings
and baluster balustrade, to rear; possibly re-set fielded panelling to entrance
hall; carved wood fireplace surround in Rococo style and doorcase surrounds in
dining room to ground floor right, reputedly from Rycote Park; wood panelling to
bedroom to first floor centre; Queen-post roof with windbraces to cross wing to
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.817).
Listing NGR: SP7084505782
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