Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053270

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1956

Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, CHURCH LANE


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Statutory Address: THE PRIORY, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Charlbury

National Grid Reference: SP 35536 19381


CHARLBURY CHURCH LANE SP3519 5/27 (South End) The Priory 27.8.56 GV II

Former court-house belonging to Eynsham Abbey. C16 or earlier with C17 and later additions. Coursed rubble; some timber lintels and ashlar dressings; stone slate roof. L-plan originally with hall and cross- passage, now with extensive additions. 2-span roof to left wing. 2 storeys and attic. Main part is a 5-window range with gabled crosswing to right. Stone mullioned windows with leaded lights and drip moulds on ground floor and to-left of first floor. C20 French windows in similar style in centre of right part. First floor has two 2-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows with ovolo moulded lintels flanking a 3- light casement. Attic window has wooden mullions with rectangular leaded lights. C16 side chimney to right; gable end chimney to left, and one ridge stack. Small C18 gable-fronted wing set back to left. Projecting C20 gabled wing in similar style to right has date 1935 on sundial. Interior has doors with 2-centred head to former service wing. Principal ground-floor room to right has ogee moulded and chamfered ceiling beams and a stone fireplace with hollow chamfer, keystone and reset jambs. Smaller Tudor-arched fireplace on first floor. Roof has windbraces and stop chamfered purlins. C17 wing to left has through purlin roof.

Listing NGR: SP3553219387


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 254168

Legacy System: LBS

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