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Oxford (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 51568 06218


HIGH STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) Nos 106 & 107 SP 5106 SE 9/383 12.1.54. II* GV 2. House s and modern shops. 1 building. RCHM 69. Of great architectural and historic interest for it contains probably the finest domestic vaulted cellar in Oxford, a good Cl5 roof and a good, though mutilated C14 window. Historically it is one of the very few examples of a medieval academic hall still surviving; known as Tackley's Inn and built in 1320, it was the 1st property that Adam de Brome acquired for the foundation of Oriel College in about 1324. The modern rebuilt Cl9 fronts consists of:- 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framing. No 106 The 1st and 2nd floors have two sets of 3 sash windows in plain frames with glazing bars. In a hipped Welsh slate roof is a gabled dormer with a 2-light casement window. Extending southwards on the East side at the back is an early C18 3-storeyed timber-framed wing. No 107 has in the 1st floor 2 bay windows with casements. The 2nd floor has 2 sash windows in moulded frames and there is a Welsh slate roof. Interior RCHM page l64b. The C14 parts are the stone South wall of the hall of the inn and the quadripartite vaulted stone cellar of 5 bays. In the upper part of the wall are the remains of the C15 trussed and braced collar-beam roof of 2 bays. In the South wall of the hall is an original window with two pointed lights. History. For leases and tenants see Oxford History Society 85 (1926). 163-9. For description of plans and sections, see The Oriel Record, June 1941 Antiq .Jnl. 27 (1947). 127 and Figures 2, 3 and 4 Oxoniensia VII (1942), 80-92.

All the listed buildings on the South Side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5156806218


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Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 164
'Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London' in Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London, , Vol. 27, (1947), 127
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 85, (1926), 163-169
'The Oriel Record' in June, (1941)
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 7, (1942), 80-92


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: 03 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16132/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Sean Bergin. Source Historic England Archive
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