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Strongs House, Taynton

Description: Strongs House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253732

OS Grid Reference: SP2324013641
OS Grid Coordinates: 423240, 213641
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8209, -1.6642

Location: Taynton, Oxfordshire OX18 4UH

Locality: Taynton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 4UH

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Listing Text

10/174 Strong House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Nos. 16 and

House. Dated 1676 to datestone above central door. Coursed squared stone; stone
slate roof with coped gables; stone end stacks. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window
range. C20 panelled door to centre with moulded stone surround. 3-light stone
mullion windows to left and right with continuous hood mould. 3-light stone
mullion windows to first floor left and right with continuous hood would. Coped
cross-gables to left and right with decorative finials, having 2-light stone
mullion windows with hood moulds. Wing to left: C17. Coursed stone; stone slate
roof; stone ridge stack to left of centre, end stack to right. Single storey and
attic; 2-window range. Irregular fenestration. Interior not inspected. History:
Built by Thomas Strong, Sir Christopher Wren's master mason at St. Paul's
("The Book of Taynton", anonymous undated guide book)

Listing NGR: SP2324013641

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Source: English Heritage

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