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Barclays Bank, Chipping Norton

Description: Barclays Bank

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251631

OS Grid Reference: SP3140327117
OS Grid Coordinates: 431403, 227117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9417, -1.5446

Location: High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5AE

Locality: Chipping Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5AE

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
3/20 No 15 (Barclays Bank)
Former town house, now bank. Circa 1780 in Adam style with ground floor
remodelled in neo-Georgian in the 1960s. Ashlar with a gabled Bradstone tiled
roof and S end stone stack. Moulded cornice. Three storeys, 3 bays with central
bay above ground floor having slight projection. Centrepiece on first floor is
a sashed Venetian window with Ionic capitals and fluted ABACI and flanking this,
blind niches with fans and paterae on the ABACI . Band above piano nobile breaks
into a projecting cornice across the centre bay. Above this a further band at
sill level of upper windows. Upper central 6-pane sash has a flat hood on leaf
carved consoles. Plain deeply recessed 6-pane sashes either side. Remodelled
ground floor of 3 round arched openings. Sashes to the 2 left hand bays and
reused 4-panel late C18 door to right-hand with patterned fanlight.

Listing NGR: SP3140327117

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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