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Abbey Stones, Eynsham

Description: Abbey Stones

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 252189

OS Grid Reference: SP4321609213
OS Grid Coordinates: 443216, 209213
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7799, -1.3750

Location: Abbey Street, Eynsham, Oxfordshire OX8 1HR

Locality: Eynsham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 1HR

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Listing Text

SP4309 (West side)
14/112 Nos.2 (Abbey Stones) and 2A
12/09/73 (Formerly listed under
Nos.2 to 12 (even))


House and flat. C15/C16: raised and completely remodelled c.1830. Coursed
limestone rubble; gabled stone slate roof; stone end stacks. 3-unit plan. 2
storeys and attic; 3-window range. Keyed flat stone arches (mainly
concrete-rendered) over early C19 four-panelled door with overlight, early C19
eight-pane sashes and one 4-pane sash above door; gabled dormers with C20
casements. No.2A, to left, has similar keyed arch over C20 door and timber
lintels over C20 windows. Outshut, heightened in C20, to rear. Interior:
remodelled open fireplace with chamfered stone jambs to right. Early C19
staircase with stick balusters. First floor not inspected. Drawing by J.C.
Buckler, 1826, shows a lower 2-storey late medieval or C16 building, the eaves
pitch of which can still be seen in the right gable wall.
(Bodleian Library, Oxford, M.S. Top, Oxon, c.551, f.113).

Listing NGR: SP4321609213

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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