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Chipping Norton Recording Studios, Chipping Norton

Description: Chipping Norton Recording Studios

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251684

OS Grid Reference: SP3120727076
OS Grid Coordinates: 431207, 227076
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9413, -1.5474

Location: 28 New Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5LJ

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

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
(south side)
Chipping Norton Recording
- Studios (formerly British
Former house, then British Schools, now recording studios. Circa 1730 house
enlarged in 1854 to form the schools. Coursed and squared rubblestone with stone
dressings and a gabled slate roof with 2 ridge stone stacks and open ridge stove
flue placed centrally. The centre of the roadside facade is the 2-storey original
house of 5 bays with banded quoins, projecting architraves and proud keystones
to the 12-pane C20 windows; first floor platband and moulded cornice. This last
was given a stepped parapet proclaiming 'British Schools' in 1854. To this 5
bay section were added 2 flanking extensions, the left for the boys, the right
hand for the girls. These have the first floor band which links them with the
original house and similar dressings to the windows. The boys' section has C19
12-pane sashes to its 2 upper windows and a 16-pane sash to the ground floor
opening. To the left of this is a 4-panel door with 2-pane rectangular fanlight
and to the right a C20 door with glazed rectangular fanlight. The girls' section
of 2 bays has C20 fenestration and a C20 eight panel door with rectangular
fanlight above.

Listing NGR: SP3120727076

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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