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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: 1053573



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253399

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SP3003-3103 BAMPTON HIGH STREET (South side) 13/90 Grayshott House 12/09/55

GV II House. Circa 1700, with early C18 bay to left, and various C18/C20 extensions. Coursed rubble limestone with dressed quoins; stone slate roof, hipped to right: 2 external stone chimney stacks to rear. 2 storeys and attic, 5 original bays. Wooden cross casements, renewed C20, with flat stone arches, the ground floor arches part recessed with raised end and key blocks. Ground floor right windows altered C20, with raised sills and C20 2-light wooden casements. Upper right window blocked. Early C18 bay to left has matching fenestration, the upper window also blocked. Large C20 gabled stone porch to original centre, masking wide half-glazed door in architrave frame. Above porch is a Liverpool and London Globe fire insurance plaque. Blocked doorway with wooden lintel to right of C18 bay. At left end is a lower bay with end chimney and old 4-light leaded casement. Rear has attic dormers, over-hanging eaves to early C18 bay, hipped C18-early C19 wing, and single-storey C20 extensions. Interior is altered but retains high ceilings with heavy stop-chamfered spine beams and joists in left bays, possibly re-set. Traces of very large chimney stack at left end of main block. Altered fireplaces and stairs.

Listing NGR: SP3159003197

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National Grid Reference: SP3159003197


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