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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1046953



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Banbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Feb-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 244396

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BANBURY HORSE FAIR SP4540NW, SP4540SW (West side) 6/97, 9/97 Nos.16,17,18 and 19 (Whately 09/04/52 Hall Hotel) (Formerly listed as No.16 part of Whateley Hall Hotel) GV II

Hotel. C17 with later alterations and additions including C20 front. Dated 1652 to rear. 1949 restoration work to No.19 bears inscription: "Architect Thos. W. Knight. Mason fixer G.H. Paintain". 3 ranges. 2 storeys plus attic throughout. Ironstone ashlar. Stone slate roofs to front, plain tile to rear. Stone ridge, lateral and end stacks. Tudor Revival front elevation has bay windows, stone mullioned and transomed windows with hood moulds and label stops and gable front attic dormers. 5 entrances including reset original 4-centred arched doorway to main entrance. Rear elevation: 2 storeys plus attics. 4 gabled bays. Crenellated 2-storey bay window to left. Renewed gabled bay to right. 3,5 and 6-light stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds and label stops. Renewed stonework in most windows. Renewed stone doorways. Interior: C17 open well staircase with a moulded handrail and C18 twisted balusters. Oak panelling. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.443; Potts, W.: A History of Banbury, 1978, p.205; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.29).

Listing NGR: SP4526840481

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 443
Potts, W , A History of Banbury, (1958), 205
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1972), 29

National Grid Reference: SP 45306 40506


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