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Churchgate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7273 / 51°43'38"N

Longitude: -1.5486 / 1°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 431271

OS Northings: 203267

OS Grid: SP312032

Mapcode National: GBR 5TY.R97

Mapcode Global: VHC07.3VN8

Plus Code: 9C3WPFG2+WG

Entry Name: Churchgate House

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253380

Location: Bampton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bampton with Clanfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(South-west side)
13/70 Churchgate House
12/09/55 (Formerly listed as Church

Former vicarage, now house. Main front block rebuilt 1799 by Daniel Harris
(Pevsner); older rear wing with C16/C17 doorway; refurbished mid C20, with
altered side fenestration and small extensions. Coursed rubble limestone with
stone slate and C20 tile roof and rubble stone chimneys. 2 storeys. Double pile
front block is of 3 bays with hipped stone slate roof. Front has projecting
plinth, first floor band course, and 4-pane sashes with wooden lintels. To
ground floor left is a fine bow projection of ashlar with 2 moulded stone steps,
parapet, and 3 curved full-height sashes, each 3-panes wide. Central 6-panelled
door with radiating fanlight in semi-circular arch of dressed stone. 2 moulded
stone steps. Lower rear wing has hipped C20 tile roof, and altered fenestration,
the south wall retaining a blocked doorway with chamfered 4-centred stone arch.
Interior of front block retains contemporary moulded ceiling cornices, panelled
doors in architrave frames, and window shutters. Dog-leg stair with stick
balusters, possibly in altered position. House served as vicarage for Lew
portion of Bampton parish until mid C19 when Lew became a separate parish.
Bampton was notable from the middle ages onwards for having 3 vicars at a time,
the other vicarages now known as Cobb House and Kilmore House (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1974, p432; Reverend J.A. Giles: History of
the Parish and Town of Bampton, 1848)

Listing NGR: SP3127203266

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