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Lesta House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7268 / 51°43'36"N

Longitude: -1.5435 / 1°32'36"W

OS Eastings: 431625

OS Northings: 203216

OS Grid: SP316032

Mapcode National: GBR 6W9.LL5

Mapcode Global: VHC07.6VCM

Entry Name: Lesta House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253387

Location: Bampton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton (West Oxfordshire)

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
(North side)
13/77 Lesta House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as part of
premises adjoining Heathcote
to the E)

GV II
House. Circa 1810-1820, possibly a refronting of a C18 building. Limestone, with
ashlar front, stone slate roof, coped gables and flanking brick chimneys. Double
fronted with blocked side passage. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Plinth, first
floor band course. Boxed 3-pane sashes with stone lintels, the ground floor
windows C20 in altered openings, with C20 louvred shutters. Ground floor right
window retains wider flat stone arch. Central 4-panelled door with radiating
semi-circular fanlight, in fine stone doorcase with moulded open pediment hood
on moulded pilasters with carved acanthus leaf capitals. One stone step.
Doorcase is similar to that of Waterloo House, Broad Street, (q.v.). Traces of
blocked passage entry to right. Small partly blocked attic casement in right
gable. Later C19 extensions to rear. Altered interior.


Listing NGR: SP3162503216

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