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Description: 37 and 38, High Street
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245487
OS Grid Reference: SP5175606285
OS Grid Coordinates: 451756, 206285
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7529, -1.2516
Nos 37 & 38
SP 5106 SE 9/354 12.1.54.
House and modern shop, 1 building. RCHM 59. C16-17. 2-storeyed stuccoed
timber-framing with 2 gabled dormers, a new stone slate roof and brick stacks.
The lst floor has 2 3-sided bay windows with modem C18 style sashes. The
gabled dormer windows are modem with 5-light casements and are supported
on ancient carved and enriched wooden brackets with Tudor-style blank shields
thereon. The moulded wood lintel of the West gabled dormer window is ancient.
Interior. RCHM page 163a. Includes C18 panelling and doors. In the ground
floor of No 38 are plastered beams. In the wing at the back is a fireplace
and a plastered and ornamented beam.
History. For leases and tenants 1569 to 1865, see Oxford History. Society
LXVI (1914), 276, 289-90; LXIX (1916) 339, 351. Certain building work was
going on here in 1664 when it was The Inn. For plan in circa 1725, see 1b.
LXVI, Plan VIII.
All the listed buildings on the North Side form a group.
Listing NGR: SP5175406286
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Source: English Heritage
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