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Description: 2, Market Place
Date Listed: 13 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 253136
OS Grid Reference: SP4448916729
OS Grid Coordinates: 444489, 216729
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8474, -1.3556
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WOODSTOCK MARKET PLACE
SP4416NW (East side)
House and shop. c.1760. Limestone ashlar; limestone rubble to rear. Gabled
concrete tile roof; end stack of stone finished in brick. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys
and attic; symmetrical 3-window range. Flat stone arches over 6-panelled door
with overlight, and over 6-pane sashes. Raised storey bands; hipped dormers with
mid C19 six-pane sashes. Stair-turret to rear. Interior: mid C18 cupboard niche
to left; quarter-turn stairs with winders have mid/late C19 balustrade. History:
elevation of same date and style as No.1 High Street (q.v.). The Eldridge family
sold the famous Woodstock steel jewelry from this shop to tourists visiting
Blenheim Palace: they tried to prevent erection of Town Hall (q.v.) in front of
(Information from VCH)
Listing NGR: SP4448916729
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Source: English Heritage
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