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
© Mr G Williams. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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