Description: Benefit Office
Date Listed: 6 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 252572
OS Grid Reference: SP3589810291
OS Grid Coordinates: 435898, 210291
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7901, -1.4809
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WITNEY BRIDGE STREET
SP3510SE (East side)
9/3 No. 28 (Benefit office)
06/02/70 (Formerly listed as No. 28
(Ministry of Social Security,
Witney County Court office))
County Hall and Law Courts, now Social Security Office. 1848. Limestone ashlar;
flat roof not visible; stone ashlar stacks. Baroque style. One storey; 4-window
range. Projecting and rusticated central bay has keyed and cavetto-moulded
semi-circular arched architrave to 6-panelled door. Margin-light sashes set in
semi-circular-arched and blocked architraves; moulded band at impost level.
Bracketed cornice beneath parapet, surmounted by Royal Arms. The former law
courts, with small windows beneath eaves, are situated to the rear. Interior not
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).
Listing NGR: SP3589810291
Source: English Heritage
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