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Browns clays Butchers lunn Poly

A Grade II* Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0619 / 52°3'42"N

Longitude: -1.3354 / 1°20'7"W

OS Eastings: 445662

OS Northings: 240598

OS Grid: SP456405

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.R64

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.SFXP

Entry Name: Browns clays Butchers lunn Poly

Listing Date: 9 April 1952

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244339

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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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Listing Text

BANBURY HIGH STREET
SP4540NE (North side)
7/48 Nos.85 (Lunn Poly), No.86
09/04/52 (Browns) and No.87 (Clays
Butchers)
(Formerly listed as No.85,
No.86 and No.87)
GV II*

House, now shops. Dated 1650. Built for Edward Vivers, Mercer. Restored 1847.
Brick, ironstone and stucco, Welsh slate roof, brick ridge stack. 2 storeys plus
attic; 3-window range. Frontage to High Street has three C20 shop fronts on
ground floor. 3 bow windows to first floor have ovolo moulded wood mullions,
with timber framing between. 3 gable front full dormers have 3-light windows.
Jettied attic storey has carved wooden frieze with pendants, some renewed, and
ornamental bargeboards with finials. Roughcast with pargetting in heartshapes
and fleurs-de-lys. Left end: brick ground floor to C20 shop front. First floor
has 3 classical style pedimented wooden windows on brackets. Single gabled
dormer with casement to left. Sundial on front. Interior: ground floor has
stop-chamfered moulded beams. First floor has two C17 stone fireplaces, one with
moulded jambs, and flanking pilasters. Renewed straight flight stair.
Butt-purlin roof. Photograph in N.M.R.
(Potts, W., A History of Banbury, 1958, p.205; Buildings of England:
Oxfordshire, 1974, p.441; V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.32).


Listing NGR: SP4566240598

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