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65, St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.756 / 51°45'21"N

Longitude: -1.2598 / 1°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 451187

OS Northings: 206630

OS Grid: SP511066

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.SD3

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.34V5

Plus Code: 9C3WQP4R+C3

Entry Name: 65, St Giles

Listing Date: 12 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486995

Location: Carfax, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary Magdalen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

612/5/10072 65


House, now offices. Circa early C18; remodelled late C18 by Henry Keene; altered and extended circa 1860; altered later C20. Rendered stone and brick. Slate hipped roof behind parapet and gable-ended roof to rear wing. Stone rubble stack at side.
PLAN: Entrance to left of C20 shop, leading to staircase at back, rising to principal room on first floor at front and chambers above; later C19 wing at rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3-window front. Ground floor stone pointed arch doorway on left with hoodmould and large C20 shop window on right. First floor large 3-light canted bay window set back a little on right, with large 12-pane sashes in moulded cases and with moulded cornice above. Second floor four 9-pane sashes, with moulded cornice to parapet above. Rear: doorway with large overlight and one and two-light sashes with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: Late C18 open-well staircase from first to second floor with Chinoiserie balustrade with moulded mahogany hand rail ramped up to slender turned newels. Principal first floor front room has moulded ceiling cornice, large chimneypiece with engaged Ionic columns and entablature and fielded 6-panel door with moulded architrave and overdoor. Various late C18 and C19 chimneypieces with grates. First floor front room has early C18 chimneypiece with C19 grate.
NOTE: In late C18 No.65 St Giles was probably remodelled by Henry Keene, who bought a lease on the property in 1768.
SOURCE: Colvin,H. Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, p.572.

Listing NGR: SP5118706630

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