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35, Holywell Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7551 / 51°45'18"N

Longitude: -1.2534 / 1°15'12"W

OS Eastings: 451630

OS Northings: 206535

OS Grid: SP516065

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.V8J

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.747V

Entry Name: 35, Holywell Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245577

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

District Council Ward: Holywell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin with St Cross with St Peter-in-the-East,

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HOLYWELL STREET
1.
1485
(North Side)
No 35
SP 5106 NE 6/194 12.1.54.
II* GV
2.
House. RCHM 198. Dated 1626. 2-storeyed roughcast rubble and timber-framing
with 3 large dormers in a stone slate roof. There is a dripmould at the
1st floor, an overhang between the dormers supported on 3 carved and enriched
grotesque brackets and a central modern red brick stack. The ground floor
is a late C18 alteration and has 2 3-light C18-19 sash windows and shutters,
the West one being a modern copy. The front doorway has a plain modern frame
with pilasters and a pediment all in wood. In the 1st floor are 2 original
4-light oriel windows with C18 wood casements, each supported by 3 carved
and enriched brackets. On these brackets of the West window are the initials
M L and A L with the date 1626 on the centre one; below those brackets on
the East are 3 wood shields, 2 having thereon a chevron between 3 roses and
the initials M L: A L and the date 1626. The 2 side dormers have C18 3-light
wood casements with sliding lights, the windows in the centre dormers being
blocked and roughcast. The dormers each have moulded bargeboards which
appear original. On the North East is a moulded stone stack with a modern
red brick shaft. At the back on the North is a staircase projection, 2 gables
and an original 2-light stone moulded and mullioned window in the 1st floor,
this elevation has recently been encased with a modern brown tile-hanging
thus disguising its original ancient state. To the North and on the East
side at the back is a 2-storeyed timber-framed rough ast wing extended C1700
and having 2 eaves - level gables. This is included in the grading. Interior:
RCHM p 180 b. Includes original panelling and fireplace; some blocked
original windows in the South wall and 2 early C18 fireplaces.

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


Listing NGR: SP5162806534

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