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Oxford (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 51883 06511


HOLYWELL STREET 1. 1485 (North Side) No 3 SP 5106 NE 6/222 12.1.54. II GV 2. House. RCHM 218. Early C17 2-storeyed ashlar restored 1972 with cellars and 4 gabled timber-framed dormers in a modern red tile roof. The stacks have cement- faced bases and brick shafts. The South elevation is of stone. The ground floor has 2 3-light stone mullioned windows on the East and on the West of the front door is a projecting splayed bay of 3 stone mullioned lights to the front and one on each return. To the West of this bay is a 2-light stone mullioned window; all these windows have the remains of square labels. The bay is carried up to the 1st floor in which are also 2 3-light and 2 2-light stone mullioned windows and above is a hollow moulded string running the width of the house. The front door-frame is of stone with moulded stop-chamfered jambs and sunk spandrels in a 4-centred arch in a square head, over which is a good early C18 hood with a dentilled moulded cornice on carved and enriched wooden brackets. There is an ancient oak nail-studded door. In the 4 gables are C18 sash windows. On the North elevation at the back are early C18 and modern additions. Interior; RCHM p 182 a. Includes C18 panelling, fireplaces and staircase and some early C17 panelling. The roof timbers are exposed.

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

Listing NGR: SP5188306511


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Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 182


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: 13 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15175/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
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