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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 51676 06250


HIGH STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) No 90 SP 5106 SE 9/360 12.1.54 II GV 2. House and shop. RCHM 64. Early Cl7 and refronted in Cl8-19. 4-storeyed stucccoed Otimbber--framing with cellars, a moulded eaves cornice, parapet, Welsh slate roof and brick stacks. Carried up throu the uppeer flrs are 22 bay windo s with 3-light sash windows. On the ground floor on each side of the shop is a d oru in a reeded rame flae d by aan engaged Doric column. 6-panel doors in a pair. Late Cl9 shop. Roof not visible. Interior. RCHM p 163 b. Includes a blocked original doorway and a partly renewed staircase; a plaster ceiling with moulded ornamented beams; original panelling, fireplaces and over-mantels. At the back is an addition (now a lecture room of University College) built by James Adam, a cabinet maker, circa 1812; it has 2 Venetian windows. History. Built in 16l2 by John Williams apothecary and refronted by James Adam, probably early in Cl9. In 1905 it was acquired by University College of which it is now part. Here lodged the mother of John Ruskin when he was at Christ Church, 1836-40.

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

Listing NGR: SP5167406247


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Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 163


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: 01 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16719/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Sean Bergin. Source Historic England Archive
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