65-67 High Street, Oxford House

  • As a general store
  • Image held at Bodleian of the old White Hart, which burnt down. See discussion paper
  • 2018
  • 1988. School of English as shown in the Centenary booklet
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Photos of Oxford House as a general store, (established 1866, after the 2nd Wordl War this was Bax's grocery shop), 2nd hand clothes shop and School of English.

65 High Street. A Tudor cottage stood here. In the 1950s, this was replaced by a modern building as a shop with a flat above, at first a bookmaker’s, then a dress shop, later a travel agency, now part of the English Language School.

67 High Street. It is not clear what stood on this site before it became Oxford House, a double-fronted clothes shop in 1866. It may be that the previous building burned down but it is a moot point as to whether this was an inn. In 1982 it was bought by the Vernede family and converted into its current use (2018) as an English School.

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