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1-47 and 49-64, Park Town

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7668 / 51°46'0"N

Longitude: -1.2568 / 1°15'24"W

OS Eastings: 451384

OS Northings: 207825

OS Grid: SP513078

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.138

Mapcode Global: VHCXN.5VFG

Entry Name: 1-47 and 49-64, Park Town

Listing Date: 29 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245731

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: North

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 5107 NW 1/32


(North Side), Nos 1 to 61 (odd)

(South Side) Nos 2 to 46 and 50 to 64 (even)



Consists of four groups of houses laid out in 1853 by Samuel Lipscombe Seckham,

(1) On the West of the Crescent Nos 4 to 14 alternate on the South and Nos
1 to 9 alternate on the North. These are detached, 3-storeyed houses of
the villa type with Welsh slate roofs and sash windows.

(2) The Crescent. Nos 11-31 alternate on the North and Nos 16-34 alternate
on the South. 3-storeyed stuccoed, in two curved rows of houses of the "terrace"
type with an ornamental shrubbery in the centre. The ground floors are rusticated
and there are basements and good iron railings. Above is a moulded cornice
and a small balustraded parapet. In each floor are two sash windows with
cills supported on consoles, those in the 2nd floor being of simpler design.
In the ground floor each has a 3-light sash window and a recessed doorway
up a flight of steps.

(3) On the East of the Crescent. Nos 33-45 alternate on the North and Nos
36-44 alternate on the south. These are similar to (1).

(4) The Terrace. At the East end of the group. Nos 47-61 alternate to
North of central archway and Nos 50-64 alternate to South of same. 3-storeyed
yellow brick with basements and a stuccoed, rusticated ground floor, the
whole terrace being raised some 4 ft above the roadway. Each house has two
1st-floor sash windows and on the ground floor is one sash window and a recessed
doorway up a flight of steps. The central stuccoed Archway is dated 1855.

All the listed buildings in Park Town form a group, with Nos 68 and 70 Banbury

Listing NGR: SP5138407825

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