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32, Holywell Street, Oxford

Description: 32, Holywell Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245573

OS Grid Reference: SP5167406537
OS Grid Coordinates: 451674, 206537
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7552, -1.2528

Location: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SB

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 32
SP 5106 NE 6/197 12.1.54.
House. RCHM 199. A Cl7 house with an early C19 front of 5-storeyed ashlar
on a stone plinth, a moulded eaves cornice, small parapet and brick stacks.
On the East is a coachway. The ground floor has 3 modern sash windows in plain
reveals with stone cills and there is a band at the 1st floor. The front doorway
has a stone moulded frame with flat pilasters and a moulded entablature with
an ornament of 2 roses over the caps. The 1st floor has 5 modern sash windows
in plain reveals with stone cills. The 2nd floor has the same but the centre
window is blind. On the North at the back the upper storey is plastered
and has a Venetian window facing North in the ground floor which is of ashlar.
Further North the wing is partly C17 timber-framed and has an overhang on
the East timber-framed and has 3 ancient gables and modern sash windows.
Interior: RCHM p 180 b. Includes some reset panelling of circa 1600 and
an early C18 fireplace.

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

Listing NGR: SP5167406537

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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