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Cheltenham and Gloucester Building Society and Fine Fare

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9416 / 51°56'29"N

Longitude: -1.545 / 1°32'41"W

OS Eastings: 431375

OS Northings: 227104

OS Grid: SP313271

Mapcode National: GBR 6SS.66T

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.5GLG

Entry Name: Cheltenham and Gloucester Building Society and Fine Fare

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251630

Location: Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHIPPING NORTON HIGH STREET
SP 3027-3127
3/19 Nos 11 and 12 (Cheltenham
and Glos Building Soc and
23.4.52 Fine fare)
GV II
Former town houses, now an office and shop. Circa 1730 of one build, the left
2 bays (Fine Fare) recently refaced with obstructive yellow stone disturbing the
coherence of the facade. Coursed and squared rubble stone with stone dressings
and a gabled slate roof with stone copings and a S stone stack with brick cap.
Three storeys and attic, 5 bays with the central bay having slight-projection.
Rusticated quoins to ends and central bay, moulded and eared architraves and large
keystones to windows on first floor. Plain moulded architraves to 2nd floor
windows but with brackets below sills and aprons above. Moulded stone cornice
with plain course above. Band below first floor windows has been breached by
the lengthening of the 2 windows to the right-hand section and the aprons above
the 2nd floor windows to the left-hand section have been omitted in the recent
refacing. One segmental headed dormer with 2-light casement, 12-pane sashes to
upper 2 floors. Central door has moulded doorcase with cinquepartite keystone
breaking into a pulvinated frieze, a pediment above and 2 bolection moulded panels
at fanlight level. C20 shop front windows to either side of door. Nos 11 and
12 as originally planned reflect the Gibbsian Baroque of nearby Ditchley Park
erected in the 1720s.

Listing NGR: SP3137527104

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