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The North Star Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Steventon, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6227 / 51°37'21"N

Longitude: -1.3257 / 1°19'32"W

OS Eastings: 446778

OS Northings: 191760

OS Grid: SU467917

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z8.7MV

Mapcode Global: VHCYC.ZG1W

Entry Name: The North Star Public House

Listing Date: 6 August 1952

Last Amended: 19 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251364

Location: Steventon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Steventon

Built-Up Area: Steventon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Steventon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
06-AUG-1952 No.2 (The North Star Public
1710/12/57 House)
(Formerly listed as The North
Star, The Causeway


Public house. Probably mid-C17, with C19 lean-to additions to ground floor left and right. Painted large timber framing with rendered and painted brick infill;
Painted brick to addition at right; old plain-tile roof; slate roofs to additions; brick end stack to right, ridge stack to left of centre.
Single-storey-and-attic 4-bay range, with cross-wing to rear centre. Plank door to left of centre, having C19 open timber-framed porch with bench seats. Two 9-pane windows to centre. 3-light C20 casement to addition at right, C20 flat-roofed dormer to centre.
Interior: Chamfered spine beams to ground floor. In public bar to rear of the building, C18 settle arranged to 3 sides is oriented around fireplace. One range of the settle is attached to a partition wall and extends the full height of the room with a shallow curved return; the L-shaped range is free-standing and half-height with shallow curved returns to both ends. There is no bar counter; all drinks are served from a small room off the public bar. Survival and arrangement of settle is rare and similar to that at The King's Head, Laxfield, Suffolk (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SU4677891760

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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