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106 and 107, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7523 / 51°45'8"N

Longitude: -1.2544 / 1°15'15"W

OS Eastings: 451568

OS Northings: 206218

OS Grid: SP515062

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.1PC

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.67Q1

Entry Name: 106 and 107, High Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245528

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell

Built-Up Area: Oxford

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

HIGH STREET
1.
1485
(South Side)
Nos 106 & 107
SP 5106 SE 9/383 12.1.54.
II* GV
2.
House s and modern shops. 1 building. RCHM 69. Of great architectural
and historic interest for it contains probably the finest domestic vaulted
cellar in Oxford, a good Cl5 roof and a good, though mutilated C14 window.
Historically it is one of the very few examples of a medieval academic hall
still surviving; known as Tackley's Inn and built in 1320, it was the 1st
property that Adam de Brome acquired for the foundation of Oriel College
in about 1324. The modern rebuilt Cl9 fronts consists of:- 3-storeyed stuccoed
timber-framing. No 106 The 1st and 2nd floors have two sets of 3 sash windows
in plain frames with glazing bars. In a hipped Welsh slate roof is a gabled
dormer with a 2-light casement window. Extending southwards on the East
side at the back is an early C18 3-storeyed timber-framed wing. No 107 has
in the 1st floor 2 bay windows with casements. The 2nd floor has 2 sash
windows in moulded frames and there is a Welsh slate roof. Interior RCHM
page l64b. The C14 parts are the stone South wall of the hall of the inn
and the quadripartite vaulted stone cellar of 5 bays. In the upper part
of the wall are the remains of the C15 trussed and braced collar-beam roof
of 2 bays. In the South wall of the hall is an original window with two pointed
lights. History. For leases and tenants see Oxford History Society 85 (1926).
163-9. For description of plans and sections, see The Oriel Record, June
1941 Antiq .Jnl. 27 (1947). 127 and Figures 2, 3 and 4 Oxoniensia VII (1942),
80-92.

All the listed buildings on the South Side form a group.


Listing NGR: SP5156806218

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