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12, ORIEL STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 12, ORIEL STREET

List entry Number: 1047173

Location

12, ORIEL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245712

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ORIEL STREET 1. 1485 (West Side) No 12 SP 5106 SE 9/379 12.1.54. II* GV 2. House. RCHM 93. Consists of a house rebuilt in early Cl8 on the street with an early C17 "passage" type house forming an wing at the back. (1) The house fronting the street may have been built as two tenements and has a central stack. It consists of 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framed with cellars and 2 gables. The latter have moulded bargeboards and a casement light in each. In the ground floor are two sash windows and a plain door-frame with a rectangular fanlight. In the lst and 2nd floors are 2 3-light sash windows all with glazing bars. (2) The back wing, on the South-West, is 2-storeyed rubble with 3 timber-framed gables and an overhang at the 1st floor on the North side. At the East end of the North elevation is a splayed bay with ancient casement windows; above it and continued up through the 1st and 2nd floors is a rectangular bay. Further to the West there is a blocked 2-light stone mullioned window in the 1st floor. Interior: RCHM page 168a. Includes in South-West wing an original stone fireplace. For plans sections, elevations and perspective drawings see Antiq. Jnl. XXVII (l947) Figures 12 and 13. History. For leases and tenants, Oxford History Society 85 (1926), 200-204.

Nos 1 to 7 (consec) (East part) Oriel Square with Nos 1 to 10 (consec) and No 12 Oriel Street from a group.

Listing NGR: SP5159106165

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 168
'Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London' in Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London, , Vol. 27, (1947)
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 85, (1926), 200-204

National Grid Reference: SP 51591 06165

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