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Canal House

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: Canal House

List entry Number: 1046618


Canal House, Bulwark's Lane, St Peter's College, Oxford, OX1 1LU

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jun-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245149

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/04/2018

SP 5106 SW 8/431

ST PETER'S COLLEGE Bulwark's Lane Canal House

(Formerly listed as Master Lodge, previously listed as Oxford Canal Office)


II* Now used by St Peter's College (1949). Built 1827-29, Richard Tawney being architect. The south west and north west sides consist of three-storeyed Headington ashlar with a rusticated ground floor, Doric pilasters and moulded cornice above which is the top storey. Welsh slate hipped roof. Five sash windows, on south west side, in plain stone reveals. On the north west is a tetrastyle Doric portico with a pediment. Above the latter is a relief, sculptured in Coade stone, of Britannia holding a shield of the arms of the University impaling the City; in the background are the church of St Mary the Virgin and the Radcliffe Camera; in the foreground, in front of the latter, is a barge on a canal (or at a wharf).

Listing NGR: SP5109006222

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National Grid Reference: SP 51090 06222


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