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Staple Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7905 / 51°47'25"N

Longitude: -1.4805 / 1°28'49"W

OS Eastings: 435925

OS Northings: 210333

OS Grid: SP359103

Mapcode National: GBR 6VL.QJ1

Mapcode Global: VHC02.9857

Entry Name: Staple Hall

Listing Date: 14 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252570

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3510SE (East side)
9/1 No.2 (Staple Hall)

Inn. now nursing home. Early-/mid C17. Coursed limestone rubble; stucco front.
Gabled stone slate roof; left end stack of stone finished in brick and brick
ridge stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; double-gabled 4-window range.
Late C19 six-panelled (4 glazed) door: late C18 stone porch has open pediment on
Tuscan columns. Late C18 six-pane sashes, and late C19 three-light casements to
attic. Rear: early C18 sash window with thick glazing bars; C19 central wing;
late C17 two-storey wing of similar materials to left. Interior: stop-chamfered
beams; open fireplace with bressumer. Early C19 dog-leg with landing staircase
to rear. Collar-truss roof with butt purlins. Said to have been built in 1668
for William Townsend and his wife Ursula Marriott a favourite meeting house of
the Company of Blanket Weavers before the Blanket Hall was built in 1721.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.850: National Monuments Record K. Steane,
"The Public Houses of Witney", Record of Witney, No.5 (1978), pp.17-18).

Listing NGR: SP3592510333

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