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118, High Street, Oxford

Description: 118, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245532

OS Grid Reference: SP5149206202
OS Grid Coordinates: 451492, 206202
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7522, -1.2555

Location: High Street, Oxford OX1 4BX

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 118
SP 5106 SW 8/338 12.1.54.
House and shop. RCHM 71. Probably C16 in origin with a 3-storeyed Cl9
refronting of stuccoed timber-framing with a moulded eaves cornice and parapet.
There are cellars. The 1st and 2nd floors each have 2-light windows with
casements below the transoms, the upper lights above the transoms having
semi-circular heads; all are in moulded wood frames with cornices. The western
window in the 1st floor has 3 lights in a projecting bay. At the back on
South are two cement-faced gables which may be of the lst house. The
interior has some C17 panelling on the ground and 1st floors. This was discovered
in 1970 to hide a very fine late C16 wall-painting in the rear upper room.
Downstairs is a C16 fireplace. The whole extensively restored 1970-1 and new

All the listed buildings on the South Side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5149406198

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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