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Corn Exchange

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7843 / 51°47'3"N

Longitude: -1.4847 / 1°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 435641

OS Northings: 209638

OS Grid: SP356096

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.3FP

Mapcode Global: VHC02.6FY0

Entry Name: Corn Exchange

Listing Date: 6 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397865

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WITNEY MARKET SQUARE
SP3509N (East side)
10/178 Corn Exchanq
06/02/70
GV II

Corn Exchange, now offices. Built 1863. Squared and coursed limestone, with
rusticated pilaster strips and dressings; gabled Welsh-slate roof; stone end
stacks. Italian Classical style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range.
Semi-circular arched doorway with rusticated surrounds to panelled double-leaf
doors; balcony above supported by 2 huge brackets with carved flower swags. Door
flanked by tripartite plate-glass sashes with rusticated segmental-arched
architraves. First-floor cross-windows set in moulded stone architraves with
bracketed cornices and central segmental pediment. Modillioned stone cornice
beneath low parapet. Consoles flank central open-pedimented gable with ball
finials and lunette. Keyed raised architraves to right side wall and long rear
wing of one-storey, 5-window range, interior: mid C19 stairs, dado in room to
left, and braced queen-post roof in first-floor chamber.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).


Listing NGR: SP3564109638

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