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Combe House, Oxford

Description: Combe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245882

OS Grid Reference: SP5063806142
OS Grid Coordinates: 450638, 206142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7517, -1.2678

Location: 40 St Thomas' Street, Oxford OX1 1PP

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 1PP

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Combe House
(formerly listed under
High Street, St Thomas)
SP 5006 SE 7/124 12.1.54.
Marked on Ordnance Survey as Comer House. Known also as Gate House. Built
in 1702 by John Coombe, "citizen and Plaisterer of London", as a school.
Dated inscription panel on north front. 2-storeyed stone with stone copings
and a stone slate roof in which are gabled attic cormers. There is a stone
band at the 1st floor and a coved moulded eaves cornice in wood. 2 stone-based
stacks on the south with modern brick shafts. Mostly original 2-light stone-framed
casement windows with leaded lights and plain mullions. The east doorway
has a plain frame in stone with a moulded pediment. History. A drawing
of 1821 by J C Buckler is in Bodleian M S Don. a. 3.II, 106. For inscription
see Gents Mag. January 1809.

Listing NGR: SP5063806142

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Source: English Heritage

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