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35, Holywell Street, Oxford

Description: 35, Holywell Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245577

OS Grid Reference: SP5163006534
OS Grid Coordinates: 451630, 206534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7551, -1.2534

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 35
SP 5106 NE 6/194 12.1.54.
House. RCHM 198. Dated 1626. 2-storeyed roughcast rubble and timber-framing
with 3 large dormers in a stone slate roof. There is a dripmould at the
1st floor, an overhang between the dormers supported on 3 carved and enriched
grotesque brackets and a central modern red brick stack. The ground floor
is a late C18 alteration and has 2 3-light C18-19 sash windows and shutters,
the West one being a modern copy. The front doorway has a plain modern frame
with pilasters and a pediment all in wood. In the 1st floor are 2 original
4-light oriel windows with C18 wood casements, each supported by 3 carved
and enriched brackets. On these brackets of the West window are the initials
M L and A L with the date 1626 on the centre one; below those brackets on
the East are 3 wood shields, 2 having thereon a chevron between 3 roses and
the initials M L: A L and the date 1626. The 2 side dormers have C18 3-light
wood casements with sliding lights, the windows in the centre dormers being
blocked and roughcast. The dormers each have moulded bargeboards which
appear original. On the North East is a moulded stone stack with a modern
red brick shaft. At the back on the North is a staircase projection, 2 gables
and an original 2-light stone moulded and mullioned window in the 1st floor,
this elevation has recently been encased with a modern brown tile-hanging
thus disguising its original ancient state. To the North and on the East
side at the back is a 2-storeyed timber-framed rough ast wing extended C1700
and having 2 eaves - level gables. This is included in the grading. Interior:
RCHM p 180 b. Includes original panelling and fireplace; some blocked
original windows in the South wall and 2 early C18 fireplaces.

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

Listing NGR: SP5162806534

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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