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Oxford (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 51199 06880


ST GILES' STREET 1. 1485 (East Side) Black Hall SP 5106 NW 5/532 12.1.54. II GV 2. RCHM 184. Early C17 house remodelled C17-18 and restored and a North wing added in early C19 by Joseph Parker. The West elevation is 3-storeyed ashlar with a central bay and an attic floor in a gable. In the bay, the ground floor has a stone window of 4 mullioned lights with single return lights, the 1st floor a 3-light sash window and in the 2nd floor is a Venetian-style centre light with flanking mullioned lights over this window is a lead pent roof. There are moulded strings at 1st and 2nd floors and below the attic floor. The stone mullioned attic window is of 3 lights with a moulded cornice. The later North wing is of 2-storeyed ashlar with a moulded string at the lst floor and a parapet; in the ground floor is a 4-centred headed stone doorway and sash windows; in the 1st floor are 2 sash windows with moulded architraves and a continuous string. The South elevation has a modillioned eaves cornice and late Cl7 mullioned and transomed wood-framed windows; there is a columned late C18 doorway. The East elevation has a Cl8-19 bay window. Interior. RCHM p 17 a. Includes Cl7-C18 staircase and a Cl7 fireplace. History. See Wood's Life (0xf Hist Soc) XIX 279, XXI 153; Wood's City (OHS) XV 354, 356-7, 627; XVII 69; and "Monthly Rev British Council", March 1948 p 259; and Gardner's Gazetteer, Oxon (1852) p 287.

Nos 1, 11 to 17 (consec), l9, 20, Black Hall, Part of Queen Elizabeth House and Nos 22 and 23 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5119906880


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Books and journals
Inventory of the City of Oxford, (1939), 17
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 279
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 153
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 354
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 356-357
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 627
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 19, (), 69
'Gardners Gazetteer and Directory of Oxfordshire' in Gardners Gazetteer and Directory of Oxfordshire, (1852), 287
'British Council Monthly Review' in March, (1948), 259


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: 20 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/15284/17
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