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High Street House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watlington, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6452 / 51°38'42"N

Longitude: -1.0053 / 1°0'19"W

OS Eastings: 468923

OS Northings: 194507

OS Grid: SU689945

Mapcode National: GBR B1Y.YF2

Mapcode Global: VHDVT.JXD6

Plus Code: 9C3WJXWV+3V

Entry Name: High Street House

Listing Date: 18 July 1963

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 247660

Location: Watlington, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Watlington

Built-Up Area: Watlington

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watlington

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31 August 2021 to correct grade and to reformat the text to current standards

SU6894
6/188
WATLINGTON
HIGH STREET (south side)
No.7 (High Street House)
(Formerly listed as High Street House)

18/07/63

GV
II*
Town house. c.1720-30. Grey brick with red brick dressings; ground floor rebuilt in late C19 brick; roof not visible; moulded brick rear lateral and end stacks. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style.

Three storeys. Five window range. Fine doorcase with fluted pilasters, pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment: five-panelled door. Bold coving over ground-floor sashes with late C19 red brick aprons. Gauged brick segmental arches over other C18 sashes. Red brick moulded string courses; gauged red brick pilasters to sides have moulded entablatures meeting cornices beneath parapet. Early C18 two-storey rear wing of chequer brick with raised storey band, gabled old tile roof, and canted bay with sashes to rear: adjoins stair turret to left and similar wing to right which has four-panelled door with overlight and mid C18 wing (with mid C19 sashes) to rear.

Interior: C18 and C19 panelled doors. Ground-floor has chamfered and ogee-stopped beams, and early C18 fireplace to left; mid C18 panelled room to rear left; hall to rear right has early and mid C18 panelling, and dog-leg with landing staircase with barley-sugar balusters on closed string; panelled dado. First floor has bolection-panelled room to right and straight-cut panelled room with bolection-moulded overmantle to left. Second floor has panelled landing and mid C18 panelled rooms with stone fireplaces to left and right.

(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.830).

Listing NGR: SU6892394507

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