BENEFIT OFFICE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053078

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: BENEFIT OFFICE, 28, BRIDGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BENEFIT OFFICE, 28, 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: SP3588510301

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 252572

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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