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2-6 High Street and Monarchs Court, 2 Mill Lane

A Grade II* Listed Building in Benson, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6207 / 51°37'14"N

Longitude: -1.1085 / 1°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 461817

OS Northings: 191697

OS Grid: SU618916

Mapcode National: GBR B26.8LC

Mapcode Global: VHCYH.QJVF

Entry Name: 2-6 High Street and Monarchs Court, 2 Mill Lane

Listing Date: 1 January 1971

Last Amended: 28 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247760

Location: Benson, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Benson

Built-Up Area: Benson

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Benson

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


(South side)
Nos.2 to 6 (even) -
(Formerly listed as The Old Red Lion, Mill Lane)


Includes No.2 (Monarchs Court) Mill Lane.
Row of houses. C17, with probably late C17 front to left return and probably
early C18 front. Grey brick with red brick dressings; old plain-tile hipped
roof; brick ridge stacks. 2 storey, 9-window range. 6-panel doors with
overlights and flat hoods to left and right of centre. 12-pane segmental topped
sashes to all openings. Flat brick band between ground and first floor. Parapet
to eaves. Left return: Coursed limestone rubble with brick dressings. 2 storey,
5-window range. Sash door with flat hood to left, 16-pane sashes to ground
floor. Chamfered brick band between ground and first floor. 5 cross-windows to
first floor. Chamfered brick band to eaves. Chamfered rusticated quoins to left
and right. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. Reputed to be
where Charles 1st held his court at Benson on his flight to Oxford during the
civil war.

Listing NGR: SU6181791697

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

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