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The Playpen

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9422 / 51°56'31"N

Longitude: -1.5446 / 1°32'40"W

OS Eastings: 431399

OS Northings: 227170

OS Grid: SP313271

Mapcode National: GBR 6SS.69W

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.5FSZ

Entry Name: The Playpen

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251635

Location: Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Norton

Built-Up Area: Chipping Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
3/24 No 20 (The Playpen)
House, now shop. Late C14 core, rebuilt circa 1730, altered and refaced in the
C20. Ashlar with a gabled slate roof. Two storeys and attic, 3 bays. Moulded
cornice, moulded and eared architraves with large keystones to first floor windows
linked by band. Two dormers with 2-pane casements, 12-pane sashes to first floor.
C20 shop front to ground floor and passage opening to right-hand with pronounced
keystone. The undercroft below the ground floor front has late C14 octopartite
vaulting with chamfered ribs springing from 4 corbels all carved with faces.
The roadside wall, once giving access to the street before the market place was
terraced in the late C17, has one 2 cusped light window under a flat head to the
N and a similar 1-light window to the S. Two cupboard openings in the E wall.

Listing NGR: SP3139927170

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