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Gallup Poll garfield

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7458 / 51°44'44"N

Longitude: -0.9756 / 0°58'32"W

OS Eastings: 470817

OS Northings: 205726

OS Grid: SP708057

Mapcode National: GBR C25.D51

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.1DK1

Entry Name: Gallup Poll garfield

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 16 June 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248604

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

THAME UPPER HIGH STREET
SP7005NE (South-west side)
10/171 Nos.34 (Gallup Poll) and 35
24/04/51 (Garfield)
(Formerly listed as Nos.33,
34 and 35)

GV II*

House, now office and dwelling. Mid C16; cross-wing to right added early C17;
wing to left added late C17. Roughcast, on brick with areas of timber framing;
C20 brick to ground floor left; C19 close-studded timber framing with roughcast
infill to first floor left of centre; old plain-tile roof; brick stacks.
Originally 4-bay hall house with 2-bay cross-wing to left. 2-storey, 4-window
range. 6-panel part-glazed door to right of centre with C20 segmental hood.
4-panel door to left of centre with probably mid C16 timber-framed gabled porch,
having 4-centred archway with decorated spandrels and shaped bargeboards. Late
C20 three-light wood mullion and transom window to left. 3-light wood mullion
and transom window to centre. Two 2-light wood mullion and transom windows to
right. 2-light wood mullion and transom windows to first floor, except 3-light
wood mullion and transom window to left. Cross-gables to left and right. 3-light
leaded casement to right cross-gable. Brick end stack to right, ridge stack to
left of centre. Wing to left: C20 brick to ground floor; roughcast, probably on
timber framing to first floor; old plain-tile roof; brick end stack to left.
2-storey, 2-window range. C20 three-light wood casement to right. Carriageway to
left. Two C20 two-light wood. casements to jettied first floor. Interior: closed
well staircase to left of centre. C19 straight-flight staircase to right of
centre. Arch-braced collar-truss roofs with windbraces to mid C16 building.
Double queen-post roof to early C17 cross-wing. Massive open fireplace to
ground floor centre with wood Tudor-arched surround having quatrefoil carvings
and elongated chamfered spandrels. Early C17 stone fireplace to ground floor of
early C17 cross-wing to right, with C19 marble fireplace in front. Massive
chamfered spine beams and joists to ground floor. Fragments of C17 wall painting
to first floor left. Series of wall paintings from first floor chamber removed
(1972) to the Woodstock Museum.
(Wall Paintings from a House in Upper High Street, Thame by M.R. Airs and J.G.
Rhodes in Oxoniensa, p.235 et seq.).


Listing NGR: SP7081705726

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