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1, Savile Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7564 / 51°45'23"N

Longitude: -1.2526 / 1°15'9"W

OS Eastings: 451686

OS Northings: 206680

OS Grid: SP516066

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.VHT

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.73NV

Entry Name: 1, Savile Road

Listing Date: 5 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245984

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

District Council Ward: Holywell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin with St Cross with St Peter-in-the-East,

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SAVILE ROAD
1.
5353
(North side)
SP 5106 NE 6/829 No 1
II
2.
House. 1902 by C Nicholson for New College; altered. Roughcast rendered with
Bath stone dressings; plain tile roof. 2 storeys with attic. 3 bays with wing to
rear right. Ashlar quoin strips to corners and to ground-floor openings of
entrance elevation; sill bands. 12-pane sash windows; small-pane casement windows
to attic; decorative rainwater goods. Entrance elevation: step up to central
round archway having hollow-moulded surround with ogee capitals to jambs, rectan-
gular side-opening, and internal porch having studded board door with asymmetrical
leaded overlight and side-lights. Left bay has 2-storey bow with curved, tripled,
windows; ashlar mullions to ground floor; ashlarwork between floors. Bracketed
eaves. Roof hipped with 3 hipped dormers of 2, 1 and 2 lights; banded stacks in
front roof slope on left and in right roof slope. Right return: 4 windows to
each floor and one hipped dormer. Set back on right is end of 1-storey storage
range which has board door (with 2 glazed panels) and hipped roof. Left return:
one window to each floor of front range. Wing has late C20 door and 2 windows (in
keeping) to ground floor. On left, storage range projects and has had short 1927
extension on left (to create garage). Interior: largely unaltered, retaining
panelled doors; fireplaces with tile surrounds and classical architraves; full-
height open-well stair with turned balusters; original store rooms in the storage
range (coal-store converted to garage). Built as it was for the college as an
academic's residence, the house was designed with a large ground-floor study, the
drawing room being located on the 1st floor above it.
M Macartney (ed), Recent English Domestic Architecture, Vol III, (1910), pp 141-2.


Listing NGR: SP5168606680

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