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Coxs Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6358 / 51°38'8"N

Longitude: -1.5093 / 1°30'33"W

OS Eastings: 434056

OS Northings: 193116

OS Grid: SU340931

Mapcode National: GBR 6XH.H6L

Mapcode Global: VHC0T.S4GT

Entry Name: Coxs Hall

Listing Date: 10 November 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251066

Location: Stanford in the Vale, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Stanford in the Vale

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanford-in-the-Vale with Goosey and Hatford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

STANFORD-IN-THE-VALE HIGH STREET
SU3493 (North side)
9/236 No.60 (Cox's Hall)
10/11/52

GV 11*

House. Date 1739 on rainwater head, built for John Cox, High Sheriff of
Berkshire; wing to rear right added in mid C19. Rendered front over coursed
limestone rubble exposed at sides and rear, brick dressings; stone slate roof;
stone stacks with brick detailing. Double-depth plan, originally L-shaped. 2
storeys; 5 bays, pedimented central projecting bay. Semi-circular arch with
keystone and impost blocks to 6-panelled door with overlight. Segmental brick
arches with keystones and brick surrounds to 4-pane sashes with original glazing
bars, except semi-circular arch with keystone, impost blocks and half-H apron to
sash over door. Keys of first-floor windows touch strinq course beneath parapet,
which is ramped up to central pediment; keyed oculus is to top of central bay.
Brick corner pilasters have stone astragal and entablature. Contemporary
rendered single-storey block to right of front with one similar sash. Gabled
roof; ridge stack has similar stone detailing. Similar details to door and
sashes of 2-window range left side wall, which also has a similar lateral stack;
2-storey canted bay window to rear of this wing. Late C19 three-light stone
mullioned and transomed, ovolo-moulded stair-light to rear. Gabled wing to rear
right in similar style and materials is probably mid C19. Attached to right side
wall is late C19 flat roofed extension with a gabled single-storey extension to
the rear. Original shutters, 6-panelled doors in moulded architraves. Interior:
Room to right has mid C18 fireplace. Moulded dado and skirting, Doric pilasters
with guttae flank door blocked by cupboard; to right of this a reeded architrave
to blocked window opening. Room to left has keyed semi-circular arches with
fluted pilasters and moulded imposts to 2 niches in rear wall. Passage between
these rooms from front door to hall at rear which has dog-leg with landing
stairs; fluted newel, alternately fluted on vase and barley-sugar on vase
balusters, panelled dado. Fine 6-panelled door to right of hall has eared and
keyed semi-circular arch with dentilled entablature. First floor: 2-panelled
doors in moulded architraves. Panelled room to right has fireplace with fluted
key and 2 blocked windows to rear. Room to left is panelled to front and right
walls. 2 panelled rooms to rear left with mid C18 fireplace. Early C18 reset
bolection-moulded fireplace in mid C19 room to rear right.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.227; V.M. Howse, Stanford-in the-Vale: A
Parish Record, Vol.5, 1962, p.251).


Listing NGR: SU3405693116

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