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Grayshott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7266 / 51°43'35"N

Longitude: -1.544 / 1°32'38"W

OS Eastings: 431590

OS Northings: 203197

OS Grid: SP315031

Mapcode National: GBR 6W9.LGY

Mapcode Global: VHC07.6V2R

Entry Name: Grayshott House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253399

Location: Bampton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bampton with Clanfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3003-3103 BAMPTON HIGH STREET
(South side)
13/90 Grayshott House
12/09/55

GV II
House. Circa 1700, with early C18 bay to left, and various C18/C20 extensions.
Coursed rubble limestone with dressed quoins; stone slate roof, hipped to right:
2 external stone chimney stacks to rear. 2 storeys and attic, 5 original bays.
Wooden cross casements, renewed C20, with flat stone arches, the ground floor
arches part recessed with raised end and key blocks. Ground floor right windows
altered C20, with raised sills and C20 2-light wooden casements. Upper right
window blocked. Early C18 bay to left has matching fenestration, the upper
window also blocked. Large C20 gabled stone porch to original centre, masking
wide half-glazed door in architrave frame. Above porch is a Liverpool and London
Globe fire insurance plaque. Blocked doorway with wooden lintel to right of C18
bay. At left end is a lower bay with end chimney and old 4-light leaded
casement. Rear has attic dormers, over-hanging eaves to early C18 bay, hipped
C18-early C19 wing, and single-storey C20 extensions. Interior is altered but
retains high ceilings with heavy stop-chamfered spine beams and joists in left
bays, possibly re-set. Traces of very large chimney stack at left end of main
block. Altered fireplaces and stairs.


Listing NGR: SP3159003197

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