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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 51393 06172


HIGH STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) No l35 SP 5106 SW 8/347 12.1.54. II GV 2. House and modern shops. RCHM 77. Early C18 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framed front over cellars and having 3 gabled dormers in a Welsh slate roof. There is an overhang at the lst floor and a heavy moulded modillioned cornice and 3 sash windows. Interior. RCHM page 166a. Includes C18 panelling in lst and 2nd floor room. History. Known once as Hore's tenement. (Oxford History Society LXVII 55, 60). In 1679 Elinor Sylvester "was burnt out and built a new" and her fine on renewal of lease, reduced, (ib LXIX, 369). It is not easy to say if the core of the present house is that of the 1679 building. Bought by the University of Oxford in 1947.

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

Listing NGR: SP5139306172


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Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 166
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 67, (), 55
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 67, (), 60
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 67, (), 369


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 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/06517/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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