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Combe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7517 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -1.2678 / 1°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 450638

OS Northings: 206142

OS Grid: SP506061

Mapcode National: GBR 7XS.48F

Mapcode Global: VHCXT.Z73H

Entry Name: Combe House

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Last Amended: 28 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245882

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Barnabas with St Thomas the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST THOMAS' STREET
1.
1485
(South Side)
Combe House
(formerly listed under
High Street, St Thomas)
SP 5006 SE 7/124 12.1.54.
II
2.
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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