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Paradise Street, Oxford

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Paradise Street is a street in central Oxford, England1 It is in the St Ebbe's area of Oxford, to the southwest of Oxford Castle

The street runs from Paradise Square to Quaking Bridge, across Castle Mill Stream It continues to the east into Castle Street

Historically, both Greyfriars and Blackfriars lived here1 On the south side of the street is a late 17th-century house, Greyfriars, conserved in 1985

Swan Bridge is a Grade II listed bridge over the Castle Mill Stream forming part of Paradise Street The bridge was Grade II listed in 19722

The Swan's Nest Brewery, later the Swan Brewery, was established by the early 18th century in Paradise Street In 1795, it was acquired by William Hall3 The brewery became known as Hall's Oxford Brewery, which acquired other local breweries Hall's Brewery was acquired by Samuel Allsopp & Sons in 1926, after which it ceased brewing in Oxford4

In 1885, Castle Terrace was built by F J Codd in the street This became Simon House, for homeless men

See alsoedit

  • Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford

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Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b Hibbert, Christopher, ed 1988 "Paradise Street" The Encyclopaedia of Oxford Macmillan p 313 ISBN 0-333-39917-X 
  2. ^ "Swan Bridge, Oxford" British Listed Buildings Retrieved 20 August 2012  External link in |work= help
  3. ^ Page, WH, ed 1907 "Industries: Malting and Brewing" A History of the County of Oxford Victoria County History Volume 2 Archibald Constable & Co pp 225–277 
  4. ^ Richmond, Lesley; Turton, Alison 1990 The Brewing industry: a guide to historical records p 165 ISBN 978-0-7190-3032-1 

Coordinates: 51°45′04″N 1°15′49″W / 517511°N 12636°W / 517511; -12636

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