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25 Holywell Street


25 Holywell Street

Grade II Listed Building: List Entry Number 1047226. The house probably dates from the seventeenth century, but has been altered. Owned by Harris Manchester College.

At the beginning of the twentieth century Nos. 25 and 26 comprised Addis Hall.

25 Holywell Street in the censuses

1841

1851

“The head [presumably Martha Brazier] died a few days since”, and only visitors and servants are listed, plus her gentleman lodger, Henry Goring (72).

1861

Listed as unoccupied.

1881

Ann Collcutt (62), a widowed dressmaker, lived here with her unmarried daughters Emily (35) and Ellen (25), who were both also dressmakers, and her grandson Harry Collcutt (3). They have one general servant.

1901 and 1911

Nos 25 and 26 were part of No. 27.

Occupants of 25 Holywell Street listed in directories etc.

1772
Survey of Oxford

Frontage: 9 yds 0 ft 0 in
Mrs Jones

1830–1846

Mrs Martha Brazier
(also Henry Goring, Esq. in 1842)

1852

No listing

1861

Revd J. P. Hewlett

1866

Jonathan W. Lowndes

1871–1887

William Calcutt or Collcutt to 1872

Mrs Ann Collcutt & Joseph Collcutt in 1875 and 1876

Mrs Ann Collcutt and Miss Collcutt, dressmakers in 1884 and 1887

1894–1896

Mrs Walker, lodging house

1899–1976

No listing. Nos 25 and 26 were part of No. 27 in 1901 census.

1901–1905

Addis Hall (with No. 26)
Rev. William Addis, M.A., licensed master (who lived at No. 27)

At 25 Holywell today

Part of Harris Manchester College
known (with No. 26) as the Warrington Building

Holywell home

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