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Benefit Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7902 / 51°47'24"N

Longitude: -1.4811 / 1°28'51"W

OS Eastings: 435885

OS Northings: 210301

OS Grid: SP358103

Mapcode National: GBR 6VL.QCR

Mapcode Global: VHC02.88VG

Entry Name: Benefit Office

Listing Date: 6 February 1970

Last Amended: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252572

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)
9/3 No. 28 (Benefit office)
06/02/70 (Formerly listed as No. 28
(Ministry of Social Security,
Witney County Court office))

County Hall and Law Courts, now Social Security Office. 1848. Limestone ashlar;
flat roof not visible; stone ashlar stacks. Baroque style. One storey; 4-window
range. Projecting and rusticated central bay has keyed and cavetto-moulded
semi-circular arched architrave to 6-panelled door. Margin-light sashes set in
semi-circular-arched and blocked architraves; moulded band at impost level.
Bracketed cornice beneath parapet, surmounted by Royal Arms. The former law
courts, with small windows beneath eaves, are situated to the rear. Interior not
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).

Listing NGR: SP3588510301

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