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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: 1052618



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chipping Norton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251635

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CHIPPING NORTON HIGH STREET SP 3027-3127 3/24 No 20 (The Playpen) 23.4.52 GV II* House, now shop. Late C14 core, rebuilt circa 1730, altered and refaced in the C20. Ashlar with a gabled slate roof. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays. Moulded cornice, moulded and eared architraves with large keystones to first floor windows linked by band. Two dormers with 2-pane casements, 12-pane sashes to first floor. C20 shop front to ground floor and passage opening to right-hand with pronounced keystone. The undercroft below the ground floor front has late C14 octopartite vaulting with chamfered ribs springing from 4 corbels all carved with faces. The roadside wall, once giving access to the street before the market place was terraced in the late C17, has one 2 cusped light window under a flat head to the N and a similar 1-light window to the S. Two cupboard openings in the E wall.

Listing NGR: SP3139927170

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National Grid Reference: SP3139927170


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