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Latitude: 52.0626 / 52°3'45"N
Longitude: -1.3364 / 1°20'10"W
OS Eastings: 445591
OS Northings: 240680
OS Grid: SP455406
Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.QXX
Mapcode Global: VHCW7.SFC4
Entry Name: Rain Restaurant and Wine Bar
Listing Date: 22 November 1973
Last Amended: 14 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244412
Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16
Civil Parish: Banbury
Built-Up Area: Banbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BANBURY MARKET PLACE
SP4540NE (North side)
7/113 No.23 (Rain Restaurant and
Wine Bar) Corn Hill
22/11/73 (Formerly listed as Nos.23 and
House, shop and office now house and restaurant. One of a pair built in 1866 by
William Wilkinson of Oxford for W.J. Douglas the owner of Castle House (q.v.).
Gothic style. Red, white, blue and black brick with dressings of 2 different
stones. Hipped, slated roof with finial. Brick end stack. 2 storeys plus attic.
Narrow frontage. Ground floor has heavy carving to the ground floor window and
door openings including the foliated capitals to the 4 pillars. Double casement
window to first floor and attic dormer. Dentilled eaves. Noted as being a rare
example, together with No.24 of a folly or double cottage orne.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974, p.440: V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X,
Listing NGR: SP4559140680
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