Starbank House

Townhouse, now house and offices. Early C18, refronted early C19, mid C20 alterations. Lined render, on brick; C20 flat roof not visible, slate to rear roof slope; various brick and rendered brick stacks.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
485880
Names
Starbank House
Coordinates
51.7486520° N, 0.9804490° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Timeline

24 Apr 1951

Starbank House designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Starbank House 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 Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing.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.

List Entry ID
1180565
Grade
II
Name
STARBANK HOUSE
Location
STARBANK HOUSE, 23, HIGH STREET
Parish
Thame
District
South Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 70481 06042

THAME HIGH STREET SP7006SW (South-west side) 8/94 No.23 (Starbank House) 24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.23 (Starbank House) and cottage adjoining)

GV II

Townhouse, now house and offices. Early C18, refronted early C19, mid C20 alterations. Lined render, on brick; C20 flat roof not visible, slate to rear roof slope; various brick and rendered brick stacks. 3-storey, 3-window range. 6-panel door to centre with incised square Greek Doric column surround supporting cornice. 16-pane unhorned sashes to left and right with pilaster-strip surround and cornices on brackets. Three 12-pane unhorned sashes to first floor with architrave surrounds and cornices on brackets. Three 6-pane unhorned sashes to second floor with architrave surrounds. Cornice to base of plain parapet. Left return: 3-storey, 2-window range. 12-pane unhorned sashes with architrave surrounds to ground and first floor right; blind recessed panel with architrave surround to first floor left; 6-pane unhorned sash with architrave surround to second floor right; blind recessed round panel with architrave surround to second floor left. Interior: probably mid C18 open-well staircase, with baluster balustrade to rear centre, from ground to first floor, reputedly from Rycote House. Fielded panelling to entrance hall. Early C19 fireplaces, to some rooms. Mid C20 alterations to third floor. History: drawing held by the Bodleian Library shows the early C18 front prior to remodelling. (The Book of Thame, by Gerald Clarke, 1978)...

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Bibliography

  1. “STARBANK HOUSE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1180565>