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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 245281
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1
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
SP 50 NW 24/605 12.1.54.
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
Listing NGR: SP5150305450
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