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Church Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Watlington, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6469 / 51°38'48"N

Longitude: -1.0086 / 1°0'30"W

OS Eastings: 468693

OS Northings: 194693

OS Grid: SU686946

Mapcode National: GBR B1Y.PTX

Mapcode Global: VHDVT.GVNX

Entry Name: Church Close

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 20 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247608

Location: Watlington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Watlington

Built-Up Area: Watlington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watlington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for WATLINGTON CHURCH STREET (north side)
6/136 No.42 (Church Close)

The item shall be amended to read CHURCH STREET (north side)
No.27 (Church Close)


SU6894 (North side)
6/136 No.42 (Church Close)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Church


House. c.1700; mid C18 bays added to sides. Flemish bond red brick: mid C18
English bond brick to extensions. Gabled Welsh slate roof; brick ridge stacks,
originally end stacks of c.1700 house. Originally 3-unit plan. 2 storeys;
7-window range. Gauged brick flat arches with raised flush keys over late C19
four-panelled (2 glazed) door, and mid C19 horned sashes; segmental arches over
horned 6-pane sashes. Further mid C18 bays have segmental and flat arches over
two 6-pane sashes, 2 mid C19 horned sashes and one one-light casement. Mid/late
C19 rear range. Mid C18 one-storey range to left, of English bond brick over
chalk and flint rubble with brick band and dressings; hipped old tile roof;
brick ridge stack; 2 plank doors and mid/late C19 casements to rear. Interior:
timber-framed partitions. Chamfered bressumer over open fireplace and chamfered
roll-stopped bressumer to right. Central hall has chamfered beam, mid C18
fireplace and spice cupboard, and unusual early C19 winder stairs, with Gothick
spandrel, rising to landing with turned balusters. Roof not inspected but likely
to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SU6869394693

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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