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Kings Arms Hotel, Oxford

Description: Kings Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245582

OS Grid Reference: SP5157006528
OS Grid Coordinates: 451570, 206528
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7551, -1.2543

Location: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SP

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 40 (King's Arms Hotel)
SP 5106 NE 6/188 12.1.54.
RCHM 196. Corner site on to Parks Road. South elevation. Rebuilt early
in C18. 3 storeyed stuccoed timber-framed with cellars. It consists of
2 buildings and has 6 sash windows, some of which have reeded architraves
and 1, in the lst floor, is a 3-light sash window with a pedimented reeded
architrave. The East building is of lower height and has a bold early C18
modillioned eaves cornice. The West building has a late C18 moulded and
dentilled eaves cornice. The West elevation on Parks Road has the front
doorway and 5 windows similar to those on the South and has an eaves
cornice carried round from the West part of the South front. This West front
is probably later in date than most of the South. In the courtyard at the
back the North wing on the West is 2-storeyed timber-framed roughcast with
4 C18 windows in wood frames. Interior: RCHM p 180 b. Includes an early
C18 staircase and 2 C18 fireplaces. Altered 1971.

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

Listing NGR: SP5156906534

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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