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12, Oriel Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7518 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -1.254 / 1°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 451591

OS Northings: 206165

OS Grid: SP515061

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.1SV

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.67XD

Entry Name: 12, Oriel Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245712

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell

Built-Up Area: Oxford

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

(West Side)
No 12
SP 5106 SE 9/379 12.1.54.
House. RCHM 93. Consists of a house rebuilt in early Cl8 on the street
with an early C17 "passage" type house forming an wing at the back.
(1) The house fronting the street may have been built as two tenements and
has a central stack. It consists of 3-storeyed stuccoed timber-framed with
cellars and 2 gables. The latter have moulded bargeboards and a casement
light in each. In the ground floor are two sash windows and a plain door-frame
with a rectangular fanlight. In the lst and 2nd floors are 2 3-light sash
windows all with glazing bars.
(2) The back wing, on the South-West, is 2-storeyed rubble with 3 timber-framed
gables and an overhang at the 1st floor on the North side. At the East end
of the North elevation is a splayed bay with ancient casement windows; above
it and continued up through the 1st and 2nd floors is a rectangular bay.
Further to the West there is a blocked 2-light stone mullioned window in
the 1st floor. Interior: RCHM page 168a. Includes in South-West wing an
original stone fireplace. For plans sections, elevations and perspective
drawings see Antiq. Jnl. XXVII (l947) Figures 12 and 13. History. For leases
and tenants, Oxford History Society 85 (1926), 200-204.

Nos 1 to 7 (consec) (East part) Oriel Square with Nos 1 to 10 (consec) and
No 12 Oriel Street from a group.

Listing NGR: SP5159106165

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