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Grayshott House, Bampton

Description: Grayshott House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253399

OS Grid Reference: SP3159203193
OS Grid Coordinates: 431592, 203193
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7266, -1.5440

Location: 8 B4449, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2JW

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

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Listing Text

(South side)
13/90 Grayshott House

House. Circa 1700, with early C18 bay to left, and various C18/C20 extensions.
Coursed rubble limestone with dressed quoins; stone slate roof, hipped to right:
2 external stone chimney stacks to rear. 2 storeys and attic, 5 original bays.
Wooden cross casements, renewed C20, with flat stone arches, the ground floor
arches part recessed with raised end and key blocks. Ground floor right windows
altered C20, with raised sills and C20 2-light wooden casements. Upper right
window blocked. Early C18 bay to left has matching fenestration, the upper
window also blocked. Large C20 gabled stone porch to original centre, masking
wide half-glazed door in architrave frame. Above porch is a Liverpool and London
Globe fire insurance plaque. Blocked doorway with wooden lintel to right of C18
bay. At left end is a lower bay with end chimney and old 4-light leaded
casement. Rear has attic dormers, over-hanging eaves to early C18 bay, hipped
C18-early C19 wing, and single-storey C20 extensions. Interior is altered but
retains high ceilings with heavy stop-chamfered spine beams and joists in left
bays, possibly re-set. Traces of very large chimney stack at left end of main
block. Altered fireplaces and stairs.

Listing NGR: SP3159203193

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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