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The Old Bank House, Woodstock

Description: The Old Bank House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 253143

OS Grid Reference: SP4453516780
OS Grid Coordinates: 444535, 216780
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8479, -1.3549

Location: Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SU

Locality: Woodstock
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1SU

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Listing Text

SP4416NE (North side)
10/151 No.15 (The Old Bank House)
13/02/69 (Formerly listed as No.15)
House. Mid C18 refronting of late C17 house. Coursed limestone rubble; roughcast
front with rusticated quoin strips and architraves. Gabled stone slate roof with
concrete tiles to rear; brick stack to right. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and
attic; 4-window range. Keyed flat arch and scrolled wrought-iron brackets
support flat hood over late C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door to centre. Early
C19 bow window to left has early C19 sashes and moulded cornice. 6-pane sashes,
with thick glazing bars on first floor, set in keyed and rusticated architraves;
raised storey band; hipped dormers with 2-light casements. Gabled 2-storey C18
wings to rear: two mid C18 sashes with thick glazing bars to right; similar sash
and late C18 sash to wing on left, extended by addition of C18 one-storey
outbuilding, a former bakehouse. Interior: mid C18 and C19 panelled doors;
chamfered beams; winder stairs to right of central through passage. Mid C18
remodelling can be credited to Grantham family, who held house from 1750s to
1780s and were prominent in Woodstock's Luxury steel jewelry trade.
(Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4453516780

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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