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The Shrubbery

A Grade II Listed Building in Eynsham, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7802 / 51°46'48"N

Longitude: -1.3724 / 1°22'20"W

OS Eastings: 443394

OS Northings: 209245

OS Grid: SP433092

Mapcode National: GBR 7X8.7W5

Mapcode Global: VHCXL.5JB4

Entry Name: The Shrubbery

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252208

Location: Eynsham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Eynsham

Built-Up Area: Eynsham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Eynsham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

EYNSHAM HIGH STREET
SP4309 (South side)
14/130 No.26 (The Shrubbery)
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as The
Shrubbery)

- II

House. Early C16; remodelled in late C16/C17 and c.1800; further c.1900 and C20
alterations. Coursed limestone rubble with roughcast front; gabled stone slate
roof; stone ashlar left end ridge stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan, with
later C17 cross wings. 2 storeys; 3-window range. 2-storey porch to right has
segmental-arched entry: C16 studded door with iron fittings set in moulded wood
architrave. C20 three-light casements. Rear: C18 three-light leaded casements,
roof dormer with 2-light leaded casement and C20 extension. C18 two-storey wing
added to front left: roughcast with gabled old tile roof and stone lateral
stack. late C18 wing to right, much altered c.1900 has c.1950 extension to left:
all roughcast. Interior: stop-chamfered and chamfered beams on ground floor.
Fine early C16 doorway to rear of through-passage has studded door set in
hollow-chamfered round-headed architrave with sunk spandrels. Right room has
remodelled open fireplace and stone steps to cellar; open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer and stone jambs to left. C17framed winder stairs to right
of passage. First floor has chamfered stone fireplace to right, and central
fireplace with chamfered bressumer and stone jambs. Butt-purlin roofs to cross
wings. Roof over hall: 2 early C16 arch-braced trusses remodelled when C17
queen-post trusses were built across them. Drawing by J.C. Buckler c.1826, shows
C17 mullioned windows in cross wings.
(Bodleian Library, M.S. Top, Oxon, c.551, J.114).


Listing NGR: SP4339409245

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