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38, Cornmarket Street, Oxford

Description: 38, Cornmarket Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245407

OS Grid Reference: SP5126106348
OS Grid Coordinates: 451261, 206348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7535, -1.2588

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 3HA

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 38
SP 5106 SW 8/290 12.1.54.
Shop. RCHM 106. On the South-East corner of St Michael's Street. Formerly
the Plough Inn. Restored and mainly rebuilt but originally C17 (It was once
dated 1665 on the front window). 2-storeyed timber-framed with a high attic
gable. In the 1st floor is a 6-light casement window with a modillioned
cornice above it surmounted by 2 small gables. The ground floor has a modern
shop front "in keeping". Brown tiled roof. The North side is a modern reconstruction
and has modern gables, in each of which is a 6-light wood mullioned window,
with returns, and supported on brackets and having a moulded cornice. A
good restoration of an old house and thus its present appearance is worth
preservation. Interior. Retains a stone fireplace on the 1st f_oor on
the West.

Nos 38 to 42 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5125906348

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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