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Chiselhampton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stadhampton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.688 / 51°41'16"N

Longitude: -1.143 / 1°8'34"W

OS Eastings: 459336

OS Northings: 199150

OS Grid: SU593991

Mapcode National: GBR 901.5TX

Mapcode Global: VHCY3.4TLV

Entry Name: Chiselhampton House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 19 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248365

Location: Stadhampton, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Stadhampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stadhampton with Chiselhampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5999 (East side)
11/124 Chiselhampton
18/07/63 Chiselhampton House
(Formerly listed as
Chiselhanpton Lodge with
stables and coach house.


Country house. 1768 by Samuel Dowbiggin for Charles Peers. Brick in Flemish bond
with limestone ashlar dressings; 3 storeys plus basement. Symmetrical 3-window
front has an ashlar plinth, a ground-floor sill band and a first-floor storey
band. The deep entablature breaks forward slightly in the centre over 2 pairs of
Ionic pilasters, which rise from the storey band, and has a triangular pediment
containing the Peers arms. The entablature stops just short of the angles where
breaks are marked by rusticated quoins rising from the sill band. The 12-pane
sashes (6-pane at second floor) have moulded architraves and, at first floor, a
central triangular pediment with straight cornices in the outer bays. The stone
porch with 2 Greek Doric columns in antis is of c.1820. The 3-window return
walls have pairs of 2-storey canted bay windows with similar sashes; to left the
bays are now linked, to right the ground-floor windows have been covered. The
plain 5-window garden front has a central stone doorway above a flight of steps.
3 lead hopper heads are inscribed "CP 1768". The hipped roof is concealed behind
a plain parapet which replaced a balustrade. Interior: bow-ended 3-storey stair
hall has a sweeping canilevered staircase with turned balusters and is lit by a
glazed dome. Drawing room has canted ends and a white marble fireplace with
Doric columns and a central carved panel.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VII, p.7; A. Oswald: "Chiselhampton House", Country
Life, Vol,ll5, 1954, pp.216-9; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.542).

Listing NGR: SU5933699150

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