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Grandpont House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7454 / 51°44'43"N

Longitude: -1.2554 / 1°15'19"W

OS Eastings: 451503

OS Northings: 205450

OS Grid: SP515054

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.FFY

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.6D5B

Entry Name: Grandpont House

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245281

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Hinksey Park

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ABINGDON ROAD
1.
1485
(East Side)
Grandpont House
SP 50 NW 24/605 12.1.54.
II*
2.
Built circa 1785 for Elias Taunton. 3 storeyed stuccoed brick with a moulded
cornice and parapet and bands at the lst and 2nd floors. The side stacks
are stuccoed. L-shaped plan with a North West wing projecting on the back.
The East elevation, facing the river, has 2 3-storeyed 3-sided bays with
tall sash windows. In between the bays is a doorway with a late C18 semi-circular
fanlight; above this in the 1st floor is a tall Venetian window and above
that a 3-light sash window.
The North-West wing has a 3-storeyed stuccoed front with a Welsh slate hipped
roof and sash windows. The North sides of the main block and of the North-West
wing are in red brick and the windows in the wing are blind.
The house is constructed on a 2-arched stone bridge and there was once a
mill here.


Listing NGR: SP5150305450

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