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Red Lion Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.929 / 51°55'44"N

Longitude: -1.3162 / 1°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 447113

OS Northings: 225831

OS Grid: SP471258

Mapcode National: GBR 7VL.417

Mapcode Global: VHCWV.4SJ2

Entry Name: Red Lion Corner

Listing Date: 24 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468742

Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Steeple Aston

Built-Up Area: Steeple Aston

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Steeple Aston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 4625 STEEPLE ASTON SOUTH SDIE
(South, off)

1715/9/10002 Red Lion Corner

- II

House, former Red Lion Inn. C18, altered and extended circa mid C19. Limestone coursed rubble with some ashlar window dressings. Slate roofs with gabled ends. Red brick gable-end stacks.
PLAN: originally a 2-room plan house, possibly with an outshut at the back; enlarged in circa mid C19 by addition of another storey and the raising to 2 storeys of the rear outshut and also the addition of the lean-to extension on the right [E] side. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-window south front with sashes [30 small panes] in ashlar surrounds on the ground and first floors; second floor cast-iron windows with glazing bars and central opening lights; central doorway with 6-panel door [panels glazed] and cantilevered canopy. 2-storey 3-window lean-to extension on right [E] side with similar cast-iron windows and larger centre window over doorway. 2-storey outshut at rear with lean-to roof and similar cast-iron windows and casements. INTERIOR: ground floor of original house is now one room, with large fireplace at west end with chamfered timber lintel and limestone flag floor. Chamfered ceiling beams. C18 joinery includes 2-panel doors. C19 king-post roof with high collars and tenoned purlins. Deep cellar under right-hand end of original range with chamfered ceiling beam.

Listing NGR: SP4711325831

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Description

SP 4625 STEEPLE ASTON SOUTH SDIE
(South, off)

1715/9/10002 Red Lion Corner

- II

House, former Red Lion Inn. C18, altered and extended circa mid C19. Limestone coursed rubble with some ashlar window dressings. Slate roofs with gabled ends. Red brick gable-end stacks.
PLAN: originally a 2-room plan house, possibly with an outshut at the back; enlarged in circa mid C19 by addition of another storey and the raising to 2 storeys of the rear outshut and also the addition of the lean-to extension on the right [E] side. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical 3-window south front with sashes [30 small panes] in ashlar surrounds on the ground and first floors; second floor cast-iron windows with glazing bars and central opening lights; central doorway with 6-panel door [panels glazed] and cantilevered canopy. 2-storey 3-window lean-to extension on right [E] side with similar cast-iron windows and larger centre window over doorway. 2-storey outshut at rear with lean-to roof and similar cast-iron windows and casements. INTERIOR: ground floor of original house is now one room, with large fireplace at west end with chamfered timber lintel and limestone flag floor. Chamfered ceiling beams. C18 joinery includes 2-panel doors. C19 king-post roof with high collars and tenoned purlins. Deep cellar under right-hand end of original range with chamfered ceiling beam.

Listing NGR: SP4711325831

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