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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1232914
English Heritage Legacy ID: 408294
Location: Launton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX26
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
SP6022 LAUNTON WEST END
13/102 Launton House
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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