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Rain Restaurant and Wine Bar

A Grade II Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W3M77+3C

Entry Name: Rain Restaurant and Wine Bar

Listing Date: 22 November 1973

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244412

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

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

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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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