Bank Croft / Bank House

17 Aug 2001
Bank Croft, High Street, Shipton Under Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7 6BA
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Bank House, High Street, Shipton Under Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7 6BA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SHIPTON-UNDER-14YCHWOOD HIGH STREET SP 2617-2717 (west side) 7/72 Bank House and - Bank Croft GV II House. Circa 1700, remodelling of earlier house, see vestiges of earlier gable line to east. Coursed rubble with freestone quoins and timber lintels, Cotswold stone roof, ashlar gable end chimney to left, gabled chimney to rear. Through passage plan with stair-turret to rear; Bank Croft forms an L-plan wing. Two storeys and gable-lit attic. Main, south front has 4 windows on first floor, casements of irregular sizes with glazing bars, some wooden cross mullion type. Doorway in second bay from left, chamfered wooden surround, half-glazed door. Typical early C18 rear door and a 3-light mullion window.

Interior: east room retains a possibly C16 or early C17 fireplace with a heavy lintel; above on first floor is a Tudor arch fireplace. East ground floor room has chamfered beams and joists. The west ground floor room has a pair of cupboards with splat-balluster vents. Plain roof of local type (tie beam and collar, 2 rows of butt purlins). Bank Croft (shewn on OS Map as Bank) is a lower 2-storey wing with 2:2 windows chamfered wooden lintels and a mid C19 angled bay and door under one pentice; concrete tile roof, plain ledged door to right. Bank Lodge, a gabled mid C19 break to right is not included. [Shewn on OS Map as Bank Croft.]

Listing NGR: SP2780317962


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1087 IOE Records taken by Ash Ismail; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ash Ismail. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ismail, Ash

Rights Holder: Ismail, Ash


Concrete, Rubble, Stone, Tile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling