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42 and 43, High Street, Oxford

Description: 42 and 43, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245489

OS Grid Reference: SP5185506268
OS Grid Coordinates: 451855, 206268
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7527, -1.2502

Location: High Street, Oxford OX1 4AP

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 4AP

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 42 & 43
SP 5106 SE 9/414 12.1.54. jl2 & 4 5
House and shops. 1 building. RCHM 61. Originally C16-17 altered in early
C18 and possibly since. 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framing on a brick and
stone base with cellars, a 2-gabled attic floor, Welsh slate roof and brick
stacks. The 2nd and 3rd floors project slightly and have a moulded and dentilled
cornice between them. The 2 gables have moulded and enriched bargeboards
and in each is a small sash window. Each floor has a C18 bay window in which
are double C18 sashes in moulded frames. In the central passage-way are an
outer and an inner C16-17 moulded wood doorframe with a 4-centred head, stop
chamfers and moulded spandrels and in each of which is carved a rose on the
outer frame and a blank shield on the inner one. There are 2 moulded ceiling
beams in the passage way. Modern shopfront and central doorway to passage
through. History. Once known as Chapel Hall Oxford History Society LXVI
(1914). 3l2-l4, for leases and tenants 1598-1849 and LXIX (1916) 339.

All the listed buildings on the North side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5185206270

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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