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Pillar House, Pillar House East, and Attached Stone Piers, Harwell

Description: Pillar House, Pillar House East, and Attached Stone Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 249973

OS Grid Reference: SU4920289233
OS Grid Coordinates: 449202, 189233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5998, -1.2910

Location: School Lane, Harwell, Oxfordshire OX11 0ET

Locality: Harwell
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX11 0ET

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Listing Text

SU4989 (East side)
9/110 Pillar House, Pillar House
East, and attached stone piers
(Formerly listed as Pillar


House, now 2 dwellings. Probably mid C19. Rendered plinth; painted brick, with
painted stone quoins; slate hipped roof; brick end stack to right, ridge stack
to left return. ltalianate style. 2-storey, 3-window range 2-panel door to
centre with decorative fanlight and architrave surround. Square flat-roofed
porch with fluted Doric columns in front and plain Doric pilasters flanking
doorway. Porch has triglyph cornice. 12-pane unhorned sashes with painted stone
architrave surrounds to all openings. Moulded stone band between ground and
first floors. Bracketed cornice to eaves. Interiors not inspected. Attached
painted stone piers to each end of street front form front court-yard. History:
formerly trio home of artists John Henry Frederick Bacon (1865-1914) and L.
Leslie Brooke (1862-1940)
("Harwell, Village for a Thousand Years": Pub. Harwell P.C. 1985)

Listing NGR: SU4920289233

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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