History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Browns clays Butchers lunn Poly

A Grade II* Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0619 / 52°3'42"N

Longitude: -1.3354 / 1°20'7"W

OS Eastings: 445662

OS Northings: 240598

OS Grid: SP456405

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.R64

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.SFXP

Entry Name: Browns clays Butchers lunn Poly

Listing Date: 9 April 1952

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244339

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

Find accommodation in
Banbury

Listing Text

BANBURY HIGH STREET
SP4540NE (North side)
7/48 Nos.85 (Lunn Poly), No.86
09/04/52 (Browns) and No.87 (Clays
Butchers)
(Formerly listed as No.85,
No.86 and No.87)
GV II*

House, now shops. Dated 1650. Built for Edward Vivers, Mercer. Restored 1847.
Brick, ironstone and stucco, Welsh slate roof, brick ridge stack. 2 storeys plus
attic; 3-window range. Frontage to High Street has three C20 shop fronts on
ground floor. 3 bow windows to first floor have ovolo moulded wood mullions,
with timber framing between. 3 gable front full dormers have 3-light windows.
Jettied attic storey has carved wooden frieze with pendants, some renewed, and
ornamental bargeboards with finials. Roughcast with pargetting in heartshapes
and fleurs-de-lys. Left end: brick ground floor to C20 shop front. First floor
has 3 classical style pedimented wooden windows on brackets. Single gabled
dormer with casement to left. Sundial on front. Interior: ground floor has
stop-chamfered moulded beams. First floor has two C17 stone fireplaces, one with
moulded jambs, and flanking pilasters. Renewed straight flight stair.
Butt-purlin roof. Photograph in N.M.R.
(Potts, W., A History of Banbury, 1958, p.205; Buildings of England:
Oxfordshire, 1974, p.441; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.32).


Listing NGR: SP4566240598

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.