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Black Hall, Oxford

Description: Black Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245822

OS Grid Reference: SP5119906880
OS Grid Coordinates: 451199, 206880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7583, -1.2596

Location: 20 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Black Hall
SP 5106 NW 5/532 12.1.54.
RCHM 184. Early C17 house remodelled C17-18 and restored and a North wing
added in early C19 by Joseph Parker. The West elevation is 3-storeyed ashlar
with a central bay and an attic floor in a gable. In the bay, the ground
floor has a stone window of 4 mullioned lights with single return lights,
the 1st floor a 3-light sash window and in the 2nd floor is a Venetian-style
centre light with flanking mullioned lights over this window is a lead pent
roof. There are moulded strings at 1st and 2nd floors and below the attic
floor. The stone mullioned attic window is of 3 lights with a moulded cornice.
The later North wing is of 2-storeyed ashlar with a moulded string at the
lst floor and a parapet; in the ground floor is a 4-centred headed stone
doorway and sash windows; in the 1st floor are 2 sash windows with moulded
architraves and a continuous string. The South elevation has a modillioned
eaves cornice and late Cl7 mullioned and transomed wood-framed windows; there
is a columned late C18 doorway. The East elevation has a Cl8-19 bay window.
Interior. RCHM p 17 a. Includes Cl7-C18 staircase and a Cl7 fireplace.
History. See Wood's Life (0xf Hist Soc) XIX 279, XXI 153; Wood's City (OHS)
XV 354, 356-7, 627; XVII 69; and "Monthly Rev British Council", March 1948
p 259; and Gardner's Gazetteer, Oxon (1852) p 287.

Nos 1, 11 to 17 (consec), l9, 20, Black Hall, Part of Queen Elizabeth House
and Nos 22 and 23 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5119906880

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Source: English Heritage

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