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The Port Mahon Inn, Oxford

Description: The Port Mahon Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245798

OS Grid Reference: SP5256906024
OS Grid Coordinates: 452569, 206024
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7505, -1.2399

Location: A420, Oxford OX4 1AW

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX4 1AW

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 82
(The Port Mahon Inn)
SP 5206 SE 11/492 12.1.54.
RCHM 245. Early C18 but has been altered in parts. 3-storeyed rubble on
a moulded stone plinth and with cellars and 2 attic dormers in a Welsh slate
roof. The North elevation (on to the road) has 6 steps up to the front doorway
with iron hand rails; the doorway has a semi-circular stone head. In the
ground floor are 2 plain sash windows in stone frames, the 1st floor has
2 3-light C18 sash windows with a blind semi-circular headed window in between;
above this is another window which breaks through the eaves and which has
a pediment and scrolled sides. There is a stone band above 1st floor windows
and the 2 stacks are of brick. The attic dormers have C19 sash windows.
On the South East angle is a stone extension (or wing) with a Welsh slate
hipped roof and C18 type sash windows with stone frames, cills and architraves.
At the back on the South is a gabled staircase projection. On the West are
modern one-storeyed additions. Interior: RCHM p 183 b. Modernized but some
original fireplaces. For a drawing of its state in early C19 by J C Buckler
see Bodl MS Don a 3.

Listing NGR: SP5256906024

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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