CAROLINE COURT AND ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252546

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: CAROLINE COURT AND ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDING, 1-23, OXFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CAROLINE COURT AND ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDING, 1-23, OXFORD STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Woodstock

National Grid Reference: SP 44719 16594

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History

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Details

WOODSTOCK OXFORD STREET SP4416, SP4416NE (West side) 8/193, 10/193 Caroline Court (Nos.1-23 18/10/49 consec) and attached wall and outbuilding (Formerly listed as Almshouses) GV II Alashouses; converted 1969 into old peoples flats. Built for Caroline Duchess of Marlborough in 1797. Limestone ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof. Plan form unclear. 2 storeys; 9-bay range with central 3 bays brought forward. To centre are 3 doorways (windows inserted 1969) set in moulded stone architraves with fluted frieze to each cornice. Outer wings each have central doorway (windows inserted 1969) set in keyed moulded architrave. Stone lintels over C20 windows; plain medallion set over each outer door. Apron in central bay has inscription as follows: THESE ALMSHOUSES/WERE BUILT AND ENDOWED/BY CAROLINE DUCHESS/OF MARLBOROUGH/A.D. MDCCXCVII." Interior not inspected. Subsidiary features: to right is stone-coped limestone rubble wall, approximately 5 metres long and with wood gate, is attached to late C18 outhouse: of limestone rubble, with hipped Welsh slate roof and flat stone arches over two C20 doors to left, and two 2-light wood-mullioned windows to front. Rear wing, built 1969, is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP4463216721

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 435532

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