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Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9427 / 51°56'33"N

Longitude: -1.5448 / 1°32'41"W

OS Eastings: 431385

OS Northings: 227230

OS Grid: SP313272

Mapcode National: GBR 6SS.08M

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.5FNL

Entry Name: Guildhall

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251670

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 MIDDLE ROW
SP 3027-3127
(east side)
3/58
Guildhall
23.4.52
GV II
Former Guildhall, now council offices. Circa 1500-20, extended in the early C18
and the C19 of rubblestone covered with roughcast, stone dressings and a stone
tiled roof gabled at the N end and half hipped at the S. Originally a 3-bay first
floor hall with a 2-bay early C18 S extension and a one-bay C19 N addition.
Externally the early C16 features on the hall section are 2-light mullions with
Tudor arched heads to the E and a 3-light mullion on the W rear wall. At ground
floor level on the E front is a doorway with a four-centred head, spandrels carved
with quatrefoils and mouchettes and chamfered jambs. Other features on this front
include an early C18 depressed archway. Inside the hall section has an early
C16 timber roof structure with 2 bays of principal rafters, collars and arch-
bracing corbels and trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: SP3138527230

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