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38, Pembroke Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7507 / 51°45'2"N

Longitude: -1.2584 / 1°15'30"W

OS Eastings: 451293

OS Northings: 206040

OS Grid: SP512060

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.6NV

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.48M7

Entry Name: 38, Pembroke Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245739

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 Ebbe with Holy Trinity and St Peter le Bailey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

PEMBROKE STREET
1.
1485
(North Side)
No 38
SP 5106 SW 8/562 12.1.54.
II* GV
2.
House. RCHM 145. C17 in origin. 3-storeyed stuccoed rubble and timber-
framed with cellars, an overhang at 1st and 2nd floors and 2 gables. There
is a red tile roof. In the ground floor is a modern double sash window and
a plain doorway. In the 1st floor are 2 C18 sash windows in moulded wood
frames and in the 2nd floor are 2 modern 3-light casement windows. The back
remains in its original rubble with a stone slate roof and has 2 gables rising
at eaves level, one lighting the staircase and the other an attic room; between
them and below the eaves is an original single-light moulded stone framed
window. Interior: RCHM p 174 a. Includes some C17 panelling the design
of which is thought to be unique in Oxford; it "has mitred mouldings at the
meeting of the styles and rails of the panels, which are sunk; within these
are lesser panels which are raised and moulded. The top surface of each rail
is splayed only, not moulded, a survival of an earlier practice. This in
the only example of this particular type of transitional panelling found
in an old house in the City. That in No 28 Holywell is somewhat later in
date". (Bunney and Pearce). There is a winding oak staircase. History.
This and No 39 probably forms the house "lately built" in 1690. See "Hosp
of St John. Oxf Hist Soc II, 233 and III, 375.

Nos 36 to 39 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: SP5129306040

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