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Description: 1 and 2, Brewer Street
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245341
OS Grid Reference: SP5136805931
OS Grid Coordinates: 451368, 205931
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7497, -1.2573
Nos 1 & 2
SP 5105 NW 12/585 12.1.54.
House. 2 buildings. The main East block was built in 1596 and the West
block was built by Oliver Smith, probably early in C17 and has since been
rebuilt. There is an early C18 addition on the East and there are modern
additions, including the upper part of the West block. On the North elevation
, the East block is 2-storeyed ashlar with cellars and attics, a stone slate
roof, and a moulded stone cornice with parapet above. Stone stacks. Some
original 2-light "Tudor" windows with square labels and a continuous moulding
running along the front. The C18 wood doorframe has a bracketed hood with
a dentilled cornice. The West block
is a rebuilt 3-storeyed stuccoed front on a stone base with a machine-tile
roof and brick stacks; modern 3-light casement windows. There is a projecting
wing at the back on the South. Interior:- RCHM p 176a. Includes original
stone fireplaces, an early C17 plastered ceiling in the West block and C18
panelling. (See Oxf Preserv Trust Rept. 1936-7, p 53 and Oxf Hist Soc XXXIX,
Listing NGR: SP5137605924
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Source: English Heritage
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