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High Street House

A Grade II Listed Building in Watlington, Oxfordshire

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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

District: South 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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Listing Text

SU6894 (South side)
6/188 No.7 (High Street House)
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as High
Street House)


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. 3 storeys. 5-window range. Fine
doorcase with fluted pilasters, pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment:
5-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
4-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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