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Latitude: 51.7523 / 51°45'8"N
Longitude: -1.2577 / 1°15'27"W
OS Eastings: 451340
OS Northings: 206215
OS Grid: SP513062
Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.0VV
Mapcode Global: VHCXV.47Z1
Entry Name: 3, Cornmarket Street
Listing Date: 12 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185643
English Heritage Legacy ID: 245398
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1
Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Oxford St Michael and St Martin and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 5106 SW 8/305 12.1.54.
House and shop. RCHM 102. A C15 core with addition of top storey, possibly
made in C17. It was refronted in C18 and altered in 1934, when the small
South wing was rebuilt. The modern front consists of 4-storeyed stucco
with cellars, bands at the 2nd and 3rd floors and a modillioned cornice.
There is a modern shop front to the ground floor and 4 sash windows with
glazing bars in each floor, the ancient structure within is timber-framed.
Interior. RCHM page 169a. Includes the painted Room (on North of 2nd floor;
Oxoniensia I (1936) 144-150) which has late C16 wall paintings (between
1564 and 1581), C16 fireplace and C16 and early C17 panelling.
History. William Davenant, the friend of Shakespeare and Vitner, came to
live here in June 1603. The House became the Crown Inn in 1666.
Nos 1 to 3 (consec), 5, 8 to 10 (consec) and Nos 1 to 3 (consec) High Street
form a group.
Listing NGR: SP5134006215
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