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2017

2017

This address is occupied by Crown House. Downstairs is Sundaes Gelato ice cream parlour.

2000s

Spire furniture shop [1]

1996

Planning permission was granted in 1996 for the ground floor to become an 'internet cafe'[2]. It was only around a short while.

1980s - 1990s

It was 'Quickstop', a convenience shop, during the late 1980s and 1990s, then it became a second hand furniture shop for a while before 'Gelato' took over. Thomsons Directory 1991 Quick Stop, Quest Circulations Ltd, and Oxford Clinical Communications

1986 - ?1989

A kung-fu dojo (on the first floor) run by Martial Arts World Champon Clive Parkinson. A short clip about Clive can befound on YouTube. Planning application for changing the first floor from an office to a Kung Fu gym was given in 1986. [3] In 1989 a planning appplication was made to convert the gym to offices again.

1966 - 1980s

Kelly's Directory 1966 to 1976 No 193 John Blundell Ltd credit drapers (also in Thomsons 1984)
Kelly's Directory 1967 to 1976 No 193 Customs & Excise Offices

1920s - 1960s

Kelly's Directory 1952 to 1964 No 193 Fortescue & Keen, florists
Kelly's Directory 1920 No 193 Mrs L M Fortescue, nursery

Before then?

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References

  1. https://www.flickr.com/photos/kake_pugh/9447298560
  2. http://public.oxford.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=9501486NF
  3. http://public.oxford.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=8600365NF