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Welcome to The Old Prebendal Estate

Station Road,
Chipping Norton, OX7 6BQ

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The Old Prebendal Estate

Nestled in Oxfordshire’s picturesque and sleepy Evenlode Valley, the small Cotswold village of Shipton-under-Wychwood is home to The OId Prebendal Estate, a beautiful collection of retirement cottages and apartments set in stunning gardens alongside an award-winning, Grade II listed residential care home.

In these homely, comfortable and peaceful surroundings, residents are able to enjoy the very best in person-centred living.

Our Services

The Old Prebendal House

Residential and Nursing Care

Our award-winning nursing and residential home, The Old Prebendal House is a sumptuous Grade II Listed care home of justifiably great renown throughout Oxfordshire. With medieval origins, this historic home is richly appointed with everything necessary for a modern, person-centred level of 24-hour respite and nursing care.


The Old Prebendal Court

Retirement Homes

The ultimate in riverside retirement, The Old Prebendal Court features four retirement cottages and sixteen apartments, all built to exacting standards from Cotswold stone and set within the stunning grounds of the historic Estate. Here, residents can enjoy a life of complete independence and privacy, safe in the knowledge that they have a 24-hour nurse call system and emergency support from the nearby Old Prebendal House residential care home if needed.


Expert care for couples with differing needs

If you’re a retiree to The Old Prebendal Court and your loved one should require residential or nursing care, then we can easily move them across the Estate to the Old Prebendal House with the minimum of fuss and disruption to either of you. That way, you’re still close to the one you love and able to spend time together whenever you wish, while continuing to live independently in your retirement cottage or apartment.

The Old Prebendal Estate Site Plan

" My Mother was a resident at TOPH for a short time after a lengthy stay in hospital. From the start, the Manager made us all feel very welcome. She visited my Mum in hospital to do an assessment and told us she would be delighted to welcome Mum as a guest at TOPH. From the day she arrived, the care she received was excellent - nursing, support and maintenance who couldn't have done any more to make the room nicer. "

Tim H (Son of Resident, Old Prebendal House)

" Very few retirement complexes are as impact-making as The Old Prebendal Court. Its setting, extensive grounds and beautiful gardens radiate peace and quiet. Having lived here for almost nine years I have no regrets. All in all – Retirement with the inevitable ‘downsizing’ is not so daunting when you find the ideal place and The Old Prebendal Court certainly fits that accolade. "

Mrs L (Resident, The Old Prebendal Court)

" My mother has been a resident of The Old Prebendal House for 6 years now. I have been delighted with the care that she has received. All the staff are so pleasant, polite and helpful. They are very understanding of my mother's needs and difficulties. It is always a pleasure to deal with them. My mother is very contented and happy. I have no hesitation in recommending. "

Rosemary D (Daughter of Resident, Old Prebendal House)


Sheila Head

Sheila Head is the Director of Care across The Old Prebendal Estate (House and Court), and boasts a wealth of experience of managing care homes. Sheila joined The Old Prebendal Estate in January 2020 – and has since built a strong team who together provide high standards of person-centred care. Sheila has an open door policy for all her residents, staff and relatives – so feel free to talk to about anything. We like to think of The Old Prebendal Estate as one big family and we look forward welcoming any new residents.

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