The Shrubbery is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- THE SHRUBBERY
- THE SHRUBBERY, 26, HIGH STREET
- West Oxfordshire
- Grid Reference
- SP 43394 09245
National Heritage List for England Description
EYNSHAM HIGH STREET SP4309 (South side) 14/130 No.26 (The Shrubbery) 12/09/55 (Formerly listed as The Shrubbery)
House. Early C16; remodelled in late C16/C17 and c.1800; further c.1900 and C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble with roughcast front; gabled stone slate roof; stone ashlar left end ridge stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan, with later C17 cross wings. 2 storeys; 3-window range. 2-storey porch to right has segmental-arched entry: C16 studded door with iron fittings set in moulded wood architrave. C20 three-light casements. Rear: C18 three-light leaded casements, roof dormer with 2-light leaded casement and C20 extension. C18 two-storey wing added to front left: roughcast with gabled old tile roof and stone lateral stack. late C18 wing to right, much altered c.1900 has c.1950 extension to left: all roughcast. Interior: stop-chamfered and chamfered beams on ground floor. Fine early C16 doorway to rear of through-passage has studded door set in hollow-chamfered round-headed architrave with sunk spandrels. Right room has remodelled open fireplace and stone steps to cellar; open fireplace with chamfered bressumer and stone jambs to left. C17framed winder stairs to right of passage. First floor has chamfered stone fireplace to right, and central fireplace with chamfered bressumer and stone jambs. Butt-purlin roofs to cross wings. Roof over hall: 2 early C16 arch-braced trusses remodelled when C17 queen-post trusses were built across them. Drawing by J.C. Buckler c.1826, shows C17 mullioned windows in cross wings. (Bodleian Library, M.S. Top, Oxon, c.551, J.114).
Listing NGR: SP4339409245