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Churchgate House, Bampton

Description: Churchgate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253380

OS Grid Reference: SP3127103267
OS Grid Coordinates: 431271, 203267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7273, -1.5486

Location: Church View, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2LZ

Locality: Bampton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2LZ

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Listing Text

(South-west side)
13/70 Churchgate House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Church

Former vicarage, now house. Main front block rebuilt 1799 by Daniel Harris
(Pevsner); older rear wing with C16/C17 doorway; refurbished mid C20, with
altered side fenestration and small extensions. Coursed rubble limestone with
stone slate and C20 tile roof and rubble stone chimneys. 2 storeys. Double pile
front block is of 3 bays with hipped stone slate roof. Front has projecting
plinth, first floor band course, and 4-pane sashes with wooden lintels. To
ground floor left is a fine bow projection of ashlar with 2 moulded stone steps,
parapet, and 3 curved full-height sashes, each 3-panes wide. Central 6-panelled
door with radiating fanlight in semi-circular arch of dressed stone. 2 moulded
stone steps. Lower rear wing has hipped C20 tile roof, and altered fenestration,
the south wall retaining a blocked doorway with chamfered 4-centred stone arch.
Interior of front block retains contemporary moulded ceiling cornices, panelled
doors in architrave frames, and window shutters. Dog-leg stair with stick
balusters, possibly in altered position. House served as vicarage for Lew
portion of Bampton parish until mid C19 when Lew became a separate parish.
Bampton was notable from the middle ages onwards for having 3 vicars at a time,
the other vicarages now known as Cobb House and Kilmore House (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p432; Reverend J.A. Giles: History of
the Parish and Town of Bampton, 1848)

Listing NGR: SP3127203266

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Source: English Heritage

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