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Oriel House, Witney

Description: Oriel House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 252623

OS Grid Reference: SP3557009470
OS Grid Coordinates: 435570, 209470
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7828, -1.4858

Location: 5 Corn Street, Witney, Oxfordshire OX8 6AW

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

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Listing Text

SP3509S (West side)
11/29 Nos.8 and 10 (Oriel House)

House. Oriel House: c.1850-60. Limestone ashlar front; gabled concrete tile
roof; stone ridge stacks. Central-staircase plan. Gothic Revival style. 2
storeys and attic; 3-window range. Two stone-coped gabled bays to right have
tympanum arches over all openings; chamfered attic lights; 4-light
pointed-arched stone-mullioned and transomed windows an first floor; 6-panelled
door with overlight set in pointed arched architrave flanked by similar
mullioned and transomed window, and a canted bay window with similar windows and
pierced balustrade. Bay to left has semi-circular oriel window with angel carved
in corbel, and segmental-arched carriage-entry: C20 door and window inside. No.8
to right, with front of squared and coursed limestone: of 3-window range, with
gabled bay to left; tympanum arches over C20 plank door set in chamfered
architrave to right and similar mullioned and transomed windows. Interior not
inspected but likely to be of interest.
(Buildings of England: 0xfordshire, p.849).

Listing NGR: SP3557009470

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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