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BENEFIT OFFICE

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.

Name: BENEFIT OFFICE

List entry Number: 1053078

Location

BENEFIT OFFICE, 28, BRIDGE STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Mar-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252572

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WITNEY BRIDGE STREET SP3510SE (East side) 9/3 No. 28 (Benefit office) 06/02/70 (Formerly listed as No. 28 (Ministry of Social Security, Witney County Court office)) GV II

County Hall and Law Courts, now Social Security Office. 1848. Limestone ashlar; flat roof not visible; stone ashlar stacks. Baroque style. One storey; 4-window range. Projecting and rusticated central bay has keyed and cavetto-moulded semi-circular arched architrave to 6-panelled door. Margin-light sashes set in semi-circular-arched and blocked architraves; moulded band at impost level. Bracketed cornice beneath parapet, surmounted by Royal Arms. The former law courts, with small windows beneath eaves, are situated to the rear. Interior not inspected. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).

Listing NGR: SP3588510301

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 846

National Grid Reference: SP3588510301

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