KINGS ARMS HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1335897
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
KINGS ARMS HOTEL, 40, HOLYWELL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
KINGS ARMS HOTEL, 40, HOLYWELL 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 51570 06528

Details

HOLYWELL STREET 1. 1485 (North Side) No 40 (King's Arms Hotel) SP 5106 NE 6/188 12.1.54. II GV 2. RCHM 196. Corner site on to Parks Road. South elevation. Rebuilt early in C18. 3 storeyed stuccoed timber-framed with cellars. It consists of 2 buildings and has 6 sash windows, some of which have reeded architraves and 1, in the lst floor, is a 3-light sash window with a pedimented reeded architrave. The East building is of lower height and has a bold early C18 modillioned eaves cornice. The West building has a late C18 moulded and dentilled eaves cornice. The West elevation on Parks Road has the front doorway and 5 windows similar to those on the South and has an eaves cornice carried round from the West part of the South front. This West front is probably later in date than most of the South. In the courtyard at the back the North wing on the West is 2-storeyed timber-framed roughcast with 4 C18 windows in wood frames. Interior: RCHM p 180 b. Includes an early C18 staircase and 2 C18 fireplaces. Altered 1971.

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

Listing NGR: SP5156906534

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
245582
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 180

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: 07 Mar 2002
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