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St Mary's Close, Witney

Description: St Mary's Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 252598

OS Grid Reference: SP3570009346
OS Grid Coordinates: 435700, 209346
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7816, -1.4839

Location: Farm Mill Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire OX8 6BJ

Locality: Witney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 6BJ

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Listing Text

SP3509S (East side)
11/27 No.27 (St. Mary's Close)
06/02/70 (Formerly listed as No.27
(Marriot's Close). Wing, to
south of No.27)

Includes No.1, Farm Mill Lane.
House, now 2 dwellings. Mid C18 (c.1730); mid C19 alterations. Limestone ashlar
front with rusticated ground floor; coursed rubble to sides and rear. Hipped
-tone slate roof; end stacks of stone finished in brick. Central-staircase plan.
2 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-window range. Mid C19 panelled double-leaf
door with fanlight set in keyed arch and open-pedimented architrave with scroll
brackets. Mid C19 plate-glass sashes set in keyed and raised architraves. Raised
storey band; moulded cornice to parapet; 2 hipped roof dormers with C20
three-light casements. Rear: mid C19 extension (for stairs) adjoins rear right
wing with late C19 bay window. Interior: hall has mid C18 panelled doors set in
fine pedimented architraves. Room to left has fine fielded panelling and
fireplace, with fluted pilasters and bolection-moulded overmantle. Fine dog-leg
with landing staircase to rear, of c.1730 but remodelled mid C19, has turned
balusters and ramped handrail. Quarter-turn service stairs to right.
First-floor: room to right has panelled dado and panelled overmantle over
moulded stone fireplace. C17 quartered chamfered beams to right. Butt-purlin
roof. C18 two-window range to right has 6-panelled door and C19 casements in
raised architraves. Wing at right angles to right: late C18, of similar
materials with hipped roof to front; of one storey and attic; 3-window range
with C20 door and casements and gabled half dormers; plank doors to coach house
at front; left has Gothick 2-light leaded casements and panelled door with
Sothick overlight.

Listing NGR: SP3570009346

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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