25 Holywell Street


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
25, Holywell Street


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Statutory Address:
25, Holywell Street

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

Oxford (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 51733 06532


SP 5106 NE 6/205

HOLYWELL STREET (North Side) No 25


GV II House. RCHM 204. Probably originally C17 but has been altered. Three storeyed stuccoed timber-framing on a stone plinth with cellars, a moulded eaves cornice and a parapet. There is an overhang at the first floor with a moulded cornice. The ground floor has two three-light windows, one with casements, the other with sashes. The front doorway has a moulded wood frame with a scroll bracketed hood. The first and second floors have two bay windows with double sashes with glazing bars in moulded wood frames. Connected with this house on the north is a small C16-C17 two storeyed rubble house with modern brick coping and a Welsh slate roof in which is a dormer with a two-light casement window; it has two brick stacks; the ground floor facing north has a four-light stone-framed moulded mullioned and transomed window, to the east of which is a recessed opening with a four-centred head (probably a blocked doorway), over this is a square label; in the first floor, facing north, is a four-light stone mullioned and transomed window; on the roughcast west gable end is a projecting stack; the gable on the north east is patched in brick and has a three-light stone mullioned window in it; this building is included in the grading II.

Interior: RCHM p 181 a. The house on the north includes some C17 panelling, doors and a fireplace.

All the listed buildings on the north side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5172606533


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Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 181


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

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Date: 07 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/00307/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Helen Green. Source Historic England Archive
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