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Guildhall, Chipping Norton

Description: Guildhall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251670

OS Grid Reference: SP3138527230
OS Grid Coordinates: 431385, 227230
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9427, -1.5448

Location: Middle Row, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5NH

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

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
(east side)
Former Guildhall, now council offices. Circa 1500-20, extended in the early C18
and the C19 of rubblestone covered with roughcast, stone dressings and a stone
tiled roof gabled at the N end and half hipped at the S. Originally a 3-bay first
floor hall with a 2-bay early C18 S extension and a one-bay C19 N addition.
Externally the early C16 features on the hall section are 2-light mullions with
Tudor arched heads to the E and a 3-light mullion on the W rear wall. At ground
floor level on the E front is a doorway with a four-centred head, spandrels carved
with quatrefoils and mouchettes and chamfered jambs. Other features on this front
include an early C18 depressed archway. Inside the hall section has an early
C16 timber roof structure with 2 bays of principal rafters, collars and arch-
bracing corbels and trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: SP3138527230

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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