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Unicorn Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0621 / 52°3'43"N

Longitude: -1.3364 / 1°20'11"W

OS Eastings: 445589

OS Northings: 240623

OS Grid: SP455406

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.QY2

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.SFBJ

Entry Name: Unicorn Hotel

Listing Date: 9 April 1952

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244424

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Banbury

Built-Up Area: Banbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BANBURY MARKET PLACE
SP4540NE (South side)
7/124 No.20 (Unicorn Hotel)
09/04/52 (Formerly listed as No.20
(Unicorn Inn))
GV II*

Inn. Mid C17 with later C18 addition to left. C17 right part; mixed construction
including painted brick ground floor and stuccoed first floor. Slate roof. Brick
ridge stack. 2 storeys, single-window width. Ground floor has 2 casement windows
flanking porch. 5-light casement to first floor and a rendered casement to attic
dormer. External staircase to left part. Interior: wooden winder stair, C17
blocked wooden mullioned window with original glass, plank door, stop-chamfered
beams.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.33; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974,
p.439; Potts, W.: A History of Banbury, 1958, p.203).


Listing NGR: SP4558940623

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Description

BANBURY MARKET PLACE
SP4540NE (South side)
7/124 No.20 (Unicorn Hotel)
09/04/52 (Formerly listed as No.20
(Unicorn Inn))
GV II*

Inn. Mid C17 with later C18 addition to left. C17 right part; mixed construction
including painted brick ground floor and stuccoed first floor. Slate roof. Brick
ridge stack. 2 storeys, single-window width. Ground floor has 2 casement windows
flanking porch. 5-light casement to first floor and a rendered casement to attic
dormer. External staircase to left part. Interior: wooden winder stair, C17
blocked wooden mullioned window with original glass, plank door, stop-chamfered
beams.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.X, p.33; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1974,
p.439; Potts, W.: A History of Banbury, 1958, p.203).


Listing NGR: SP4558940623

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