5 Oxford Street

11 Sep 2000
5 Oxford Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 9AX
Photograph (Digital)


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST9387 OXFORD STREET 758-1/4/265 (South side) 01/07/76 No.5


House. Early C17, early C18 front range. Limestone rubble with limestone dressings, formerly limewashed, brick right-hand gable and rear and left-hand lateral stacks, with a pantile roof to the front and rear cross-gabled range wing with stone slates. PLAN: L-shaped plan with left-hand rear range enclosing a courtyard open to the W. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attic; 2-window range. A left of centre doorway has timber bracketed canopy, moulded ashlar surround and glazed door, C20 shop fronts each side with plate-glass, and early C18 paired first-floor 6/6-pane sashes with ashlar surrounds and thick glazing bars, windowless to the middle. Rear range has gabled dormers each side, a blocked 3-light oak-framed mullion window to the E with cyma mouldings, the W side to the courtyard has timber lintels, with 3-light first-floor mullion windows, and altered ground-floor openings. INTERIOR: details include in the rear wing a good C17 ground-floor fire surround with moulded 4-centred arch and stops with 2 raised, chamfered bars; similar arched fire surround on the first floor above; ground-floor gable C19 brick fireplace with cast-iron range with a right-hand chamfered jamb; roof to the wing of 3 collar trusses, with an extended collar truss between the dormers, and trenched purlins; C18 brick fireplace in end gable with bread oven bay to the left; splayed window reveals. The cellar has a simple fireplace to the lateral stack and a flagged floor; across the N end level with the back of the front range is a canted wall. HISTORICAL NOTE: the wing may formerly have had a gable to street.

Listing NGR: ST9334887207


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2217 IOE Records taken by G Williams; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G Williams. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Williams, G

Rights Holder: Williams, G


Limestone, Pantile, Rubble, Stone, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Courtyard, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces

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