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Bank Croft Bank House, Shipton-under-Wychwood

Description: Bank Croft Bank House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251786

OS Grid Reference: SP2780317962
OS Grid Coordinates: 427803, 217962
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8596, -1.5977

Location: A361, Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire OX7 6BA

Locality: Shipton-under-Wychwood
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6BA

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Listing Text

SP 2617-2717
(west side)
Bank House and
- Bank Croft
House. Circa 1700, remodelling of earlier house, see vestiges of earlier gable line
to east. Coursed rubble with freestone quoins and timber lintels, Cotswold stone
roof, ashlar gable end chimney to left, gabled chimney to rear. Through passage
plan with stair-turret to rear; Bank Croft forms an L-plan wing. Two storeys and
gable-lit attic. Main, south front has 4 windows on first floor, casements of
irregular sizes with glazing bars, some wooden cross mullion type. Doorway in
second bay from left, chamfered wooden surround, half-glazed door. Typical early
C18 rear door and a 3-light mullion window.
Interior: east room retains a possibly C16 or early C17 fireplace with a heavy
lintel; above on first floor is a Tudor arch fireplace. East ground floor room has
chamfered beams and joists. The west ground floor room has a pair of cupboards with
splat-balluster vents. Plain roof of local type (tie beam and collar, 2 rows of
butt purlins). Bank Croft (shewn on OS Map as Bank) is a lower 2-storey wing with
2:2 windows chamfered wooden lintels and a mid C19 angled bay and door under one
pentice; concrete tile roof, plain ledged door to right. Bank Lodge, a gabled mid
C19 break to right is not included. [Shewn on OS Map as Bank Croft.]

Listing NGR: SP2780317962

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Source: English Heritage

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