Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1048611

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Statutory Address: COXS HALL, 60, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: COXS HALL, 60, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse (District Authority)

Parish: Stanford in the Vale

National Grid Reference: SU 34056 93116


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STANFORD-IN-THE-VALE HIGH STREET SU3493 (North side) 9/236 No.60 (Cox's Hall) 10/11/52

GV 11*

House. Date 1739 on rainwater head, built for John Cox, High Sheriff of Berkshire; wing to rear right added in mid C19. Rendered front over coursed limestone rubble exposed at sides and rear, brick dressings; stone slate roof; stone stacks with brick detailing. Double-depth plan, originally L-shaped. 2 storeys; 5 bays, pedimented central projecting bay. Semi-circular arch with keystone and impost blocks to 6-panelled door with overlight. Segmental brick arches with keystones and brick surrounds to 4-pane sashes with original glazing bars, except semi-circular arch with keystone, impost blocks and half-H apron to sash over door. Keys of first-floor windows touch strinq course beneath parapet, which is ramped up to central pediment; keyed oculus is to top of central bay. Brick corner pilasters have stone astragal and entablature. Contemporary rendered single-storey block to right of front with one similar sash. Gabled roof; ridge stack has similar stone detailing. Similar details to door and sashes of 2-window range left side wall, which also has a similar lateral stack; 2-storey canted bay window to rear of this wing. Late C19 three-light stone mullioned and transomed, ovolo-moulded stair-light to rear. Gabled wing to rear right in similar style and materials is probably mid C19. Attached to right side wall is late C19 flat roofed extension with a gabled single-storey extension to the rear. Original shutters, 6-panelled doors in moulded architraves. Interior: Room to right has mid C18 fireplace. Moulded dado and skirting, Doric pilasters with guttae flank door blocked by cupboard; to right of this a reeded architrave to blocked window opening. Room to left has keyed semi-circular arches with fluted pilasters and moulded imposts to 2 niches in rear wall. Passage between these rooms from front door to hall at rear which has dog-leg with landing stairs; fluted newel, alternately fluted on vase and barley-sugar on vase balusters, panelled dado. Fine 6-panelled door to right of hall has eared and keyed semi-circular arch with dentilled entablature. First floor: 2-panelled doors in moulded architraves. Panelled room to right has fireplace with fluted key and 2 blocked windows to rear. Room to left is panelled to front and right walls. 2 panelled rooms to rear left with mid C18 fireplace. Early C18 reset bolection-moulded fireplace in mid C19 room to rear right. (Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.227; V.M. Howse, Stanford-in the-Vale: A Parish Record, Vol.5, 1962, p.251).

Listing NGR: SU3405693116


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Legacy System number: 251066

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 227
Howse, VM, Stanford in the Vale A Parish Record, (1962)

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