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Launton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Launton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.897 / 51°53'49"N

Longitude: -1.1169 / 1°7'0"W

OS Eastings: 460862

OS Northings: 222420

OS Grid: SP608224

Mapcode National: GBR 9YX.0GD

Mapcode Global: VHCX4.LLD3

Entry Name: Launton House

Listing Date: 9 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408294

Location: Launton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Launton

Built-Up Area: Launton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Launton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)

13/102 Launton House

- II

Substantial house. Late C18, probably for John Ashby. Brick in Flemish bond with
limestone-ashlar dressings; old plain-tile roofs with brick end stacks. L-plan.
3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front has a central doorway with a
triangular-pedimented and pilastered stone doorcase, a 6-panel door with
ornamental overlight and panelled reveals, and has moulded stone architraves to
all windows; ground and first-floor windows have 12-pane sashes and second-floor
windows have 6-pane sashes. Doorway is partly concealed by a glazed canopy with
C19 cast-iron columns. Ashlar plinth and brick parapet continue around sides,
returning on left to the rear wing. Left side has projecting stacks flanking
pairs of sashes with rubbed and gauged flat arches; rear has similar windows.
Interior not inspected. Noted as existing in 1797.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.VI, p.234).

Listing NGR: SP6086222420

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