Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053077

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

Statutory Address: STAPLE HALL, 32, BRIDGE STREET


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Statutory Address: STAPLE HALL, 32, BRIDGE STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Witney

National Grid Reference: SP3592510333


WITNEY BRIDGE STREET SP3510SE (East side) 9/1 No.2 (Staple Hall) 14/05/52 GV II Inn. now nursing home. Early-/mid C17. Coursed limestone rubble; stucco front. Gabled stone slate roof; left end stack of stone finished in brick and brick ridge stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; double-gabled 4-window range. Late C19 six-panelled (4 glazed) door: late C18 stone porch has open pediment on Tuscan columns. Late C18 six-pane sashes, and late C19 three-light casements to attic. Rear: early C18 sash window with thick glazing bars; C19 central wing; late C17 two-storey wing of similar materials to left. Interior: stop-chamfered beams; open fireplace with bressumer. Early C19 dog-leg with landing staircase to rear. Collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Said to have been built in 1668 for William Townsend and his wife Ursula Marriott a favourite meeting house of the Company of Blanket Weavers before the Blanket Hall was built in 1721. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.850: National Monuments Record K. Steane, "The Public Houses of Witney", Record of Witney, No.5 (1978), pp.17-18).

Listing NGR: SP3592510333


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Legacy System number: 252570

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 850
Steane, K , The Public Houses of Witney, (1978), 17-18

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