84, HIGH STREET, 83, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1320571
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
83, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
84, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
83, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
84, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Oxford (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 51836 06237

Details

HIGH STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) No 83 (Now part of No 84) SP 5106 SE 9/415A 12.1.54. II GV 2. House and modern shop. Late C18 4-storeyed stuccoed front with cellars and a rusticated ground floor shop. There is a moulded cornice and 2 composite pilasters, the caps of which are carved with heads of Bacchus. Above the cornice is the 3rd floor which has 2 blind sash windows. 4-panel door with rectangular light over. The 1st floor has an iron balcony and a 3-light late C18 Venetian window. There is a stone band at the 2nd floor which has 2 sash windows in plain reveals. History. A tenement here was known as the Angel in 1552; in 1778 it has been "the principal Inn for more than a century" ; in 1835 Queen Adelaide held a drawing room here. No 83 was the coffee room and the rest of the inn extended eastwards on to the site of the Examination schools but in 1828 No 84 was also part of the inn. Certain repairs were done circa 1765 (Oxf Hist Soc LXIX (1916), 343). It ceased to be an inn in 1866. See also ib XV (1889), 131; XXI (1892), 156; LVI (1914) Plan VI and for leases and tenants pp. 184-6; also Boswell's Johnson and Torington Diaries, I, 5.

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

Listing NGR: SP5183106239

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
245517
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 21, (1892), 156
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 15, (1889), 131
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 66, (1914), 184-186
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 69, (1916), 343

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/02365/15
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