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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SUDBURY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1368525

Location

SUDBURY HOUSE, 56, LONDON STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityGreat Faringdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 249437

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History

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Details

GREAT FARINGDON LONDON STREET SU 2995 (south side)

3/99 No 56 (Sudbury House)

10.11.52

- II*

Earlier C18 rubble stone house on earlier core altered c.1815-20. L-plan with short rear west wing, 2-storey and attic with stone tiled roofs. Main range with 2 ashlar corniced ridge stacks and one eaves stack at west side. Roof hipped at west angle. c.1815-20 all but the eastern end was refronted and the whole range was rendered. Eastern section 2 windows with thick glazing bars to ground floor pair. Main section has 2 very large full-height curved bows with curved stone tiled roofs and triple sash windows with glazing bars. Central arched doorcase with reeded surround and fluted half-columns each side. 6-panel door with radiating bar fanlight. Stone porch in front with Tuscan columns and incised decoration to frieze, 6 columns, the centre pair projected with canted sides. Modern glazing between columns. At east end of main range is early C19 1-window range with 16-pane sash windows and stone east wall chimney. Brick east wall. West side: 2-window range, roof hipped to rear, possibly former stair gable. 1 curved head dormer. Glazing bar sash windows above, round arched windows below behind C20 verandah. Rear: rubble stone with 2 hipped dormers. Range of altered cross windows to first floor, ground floor west side masked by 2-storey c.1920 rear addition. Low 2-storey early C19 red brick range to east side, stone tiled roof, some iron-framed casements and small wood oriel. Interior: early C19 rooms created within older shell leaving fielded panelled doors, moulded cornices, chamfered beams and length of fielded panelling in upstairs room behind later wall. Full height staircase hall in centre with stair around 3 sides. Early C19 plaster mouldings. Plank doors to attic. Tie-beam and collar trusses. Records from 1703. Named from Samuel Sadbury, owner c.1740.

Listing NGR: SU2933595626

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National Grid Reference: SU 29335 95626

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