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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: 1053270



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Charlbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 254168

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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

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National Grid Reference: SP 35536 19381


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