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Kings Head Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9414 / 51°56'29"N

Longitude: -1.5478 / 1°32'51"W

OS Eastings: 431183

OS Northings: 227085

OS Grid: SP311270

Mapcode National: GBR 5RF.CHN

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.4G3K

Entry Name: Kings Head Court

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Last Amended: 20 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251685

Location: Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Norton

Built-Up Area: Chipping Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
(south side)
King's Head Court
23.4.52 (formerly listed as
King's Head Yard Nos 1
and 2)
Former inn, now flats. Circa 1720 refronting of an earlier house. Ashlar facade
and rubblestone to the side walls with a restructured roof and stone stacks.
Grand Cotswold Baroque 3-storey facade of 9 bays with fluted Doric pilasters at
each end and a cross rhythm of round headed and square headed windows and round
headed niches. The outer bays have round headed sashes, the next 2 inwards are
square headed and the central feature is a depressed arched carriage entrance
with round headed sash above set centrally, another above this on the top floor
flanked by niches. The whole facade is tied together by a second floor band and
moulded cornice into which the keystones of the end top windows and 3 central
round headed features project. Some decayed and other surviving proud keystones
and brackets below the windows. Recently sympathetically cleaned, it is a build-
ing of great visual prominence and local architectural distinction.

Listing NGR: SP3118327085

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

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