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3, Holywell Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7549 / 51°45'17"N

Longitude: -1.2497 / 1°14'59"W

OS Eastings: 451883

OS Northings: 206511

OS Grid: SP518065

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.WC6

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.9551

Entry Name: 3, Holywell Street

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245547

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

(North Side)
No 3
SP 5106 NE 6/222 12.1.54.
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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