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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: 42 AND 43, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1047281



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

District Type: District Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245489

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HIGH STREET 1. 1485 (North Side) Nos 42 & 43 SP 5106 SE 9/414 12.1.54. jl2 & 4 5 II GV 2. House and shops. 1 building. RCHM 61. Originally C16-17 altered in early C18 and possibly since. 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framing on a brick and stone base with cellars, a 2-gabled attic floor, Welsh slate roof and brick stacks. The 2nd and 3rd floors project slightly and have a moulded and dentilled cornice between them. The 2 gables have moulded and enriched bargeboards and in each is a small sash window. Each floor has a C18 bay window in which are double C18 sashes in moulded frames. In the central passage-way are an outer and an inner C16-17 moulded wood doorframe with a 4-centred head, stop chamfers and moulded spandrels and in each of which is carved a rose on the outer frame and a blank shield on the inner one. There are 2 moulded ceiling beams in the passage way. Modern shopfront and central doorway to passage through. History. Once known as Chapel Hall Oxford History Society LXVI (1914). 3l2-l4, for leases and tenants 1598-1849 and LXIX (1916) 339.

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

Listing NGR: SP5185206270

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 163
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 66, (1914), 312-314
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 69, (1916), 339

National Grid Reference: SP 51855 06268


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