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3, Holywell Street, Oxford

Description: 3, Holywell Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245547

OS Grid Reference: SP5188306511
OS Grid Coordinates: 451883, 206511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7549, -1.2497

Location: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 3
SP 5106 NE 6/222 12.1.54.
House. RCHM 218. Early C17 2-storeyed ashlar restored 1972 with cellars
and 4 gabled timber-framed dormers in a modern red tile roof. The stacks
have cement- faced bases and brick shafts. The South elevation is of stone.
The ground floor has 2 3-light stone mullioned windows on the East and on
the West of the front door is a projecting splayed bay of 3 stone mullioned
lights to the front and one on each return. To the West of this bay is a
2-light stone mullioned window; all these windows have the remains of square
labels. The bay is carried up to the 1st floor in which are also 2 3-light
and 2 2-light stone mullioned windows and above is a hollow moulded string
running the width of the house. The front door-frame is of stone with moulded
stop-chamfered jambs and sunk spandrels in a 4-centred arch in a square head,
over which is a good early C18 hood with a dentilled moulded cornice on carved
and enriched wooden brackets. There is an ancient oak nail-studded door.
In the 4 gables are C18 sash windows. On the North elevation at the back
are early C18 and modern additions. Interior; RCHM p 182 a. Includes C18
panelling, fireplaces and staircase and some early C17 panelling. The roof
timbers are exposed.

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

Listing NGR: SP5188306511

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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