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Chestnut Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8592 / 51°51'33"N

Longitude: -1.5704 / 1°34'13"W

OS Eastings: 429679

OS Northings: 217935

OS Grid: SP296179

Mapcode National: GBR 5SC.KR2

Mapcode Global: VHBZM.QJMK

Entry Name: Chestnut Close

Listing Date: 19 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251757

Location: Shipton-under-Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 21 NE
(south side)
- Chestnut Close
- II
Small country house. Dated "H/SF/1913". Coursed rubble with freestone quoins and
dressings, Cotswold stone roofs, coped verges with cut finials. Roughly H-plan,
Cotswold style with mullion windows, drips and leaded casesments. Large grouped
ashlar stacks; central gable with cut finial and short sections of crenellated
parapet. Two storeys and attics, symmetrical fenestration basically 1:3:1 bays.
Three single-lights on first floor to projecting side gables over one 3-light window
on ground floor. Centre part has 2-light windows and central gable with ashlar
canted first floor oriel and lozenge datestone. Below is Tudor arch moulded doorway
with battered door and beaten brass Art Nouveau style handle inside and stone
bracketed open pediment hood which supports the oriel. Dated lead rainwater heads.
Regular first floor flower balconies of inferior design. The south front is more
Cotswold manor house-like with 3 gables, centre recess, mullion windows of 2, 3 and
4-lights, angled bays to outer gables.

Listing NGR: SP2967917935

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

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