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Oxfordshire County Council Social Services

A Grade II* Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0583 / 52°3'29"N

Longitude: -1.3409 / 1°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 445284

OS Northings: 240192

OS Grid: SP452401

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.XFR

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.PJZH

Entry Name: Oxfordshire County Council Social Services

Listing Date: 9 April 1952

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244495

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Banbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BANBURY SOUTH BAR STREET
SP4540SW (West side)
9/195 No.40 (Oxfordshire County
09/04/52 Council Social Services)
(Formerly listed as No.40)
GV II*

House, now offices. Early C18, remodelled 1784. Ironstone ashlar. Steeply
pitched stone slate roof. Brick end and ridge stacks. 2 storeys plus attic;
8-window range. Ground floor has off-centre entrance to left with vermiculated,
rusticated surround and head keystone. 6-panelled door with fanlight. 3 sashes
to left and 3 sashes to right have glazing bars (3-pane width). Tripartite sash
window to far right has arched head and is in position of former carriageway
entrance. 8 sashes to first floor include sash with shouldered stone architrave
and cornice (all 3-pane width). To far right a Venetian window with intersecting
glazing bars. Moulded and chamfered eaves cornice below rendered parapet. 4
gabled roof dormers. Rainwater head dated 1784. Interior: C18/C19 open well
staircase; carved wood Adam style fireplaces, one with overmantle; plaster
ceilings in ground floor and first floor room. Panelled doors, dados, cornices,
window shutters.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.441; Potts, W., Banbury through one
hundred years, 1942, p.9; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.36).


Listing NGR: SP4528440192

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