This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

THE GOVERNORS 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: THE GOVERNORS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1047047

Location

THE GOVERNORS HOUSE, NEW ROAD

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 246001

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

HM PRISON OXFORD NEW ROAD SP 5006 SE 7/10012 The Governor's House GV II Governor's House, now a staff mess. 1848 by Benjamin Ferry. Asymmetrical Gothick villa. 3 and 2 storeys and basement. Entrance front 3 storeys 1 bay with recessed entrance bay to right and further recessed right hand 2 storey bay. Entrance approached by steps to timber, slated roof porch with carved shield above. Tudor-arched panelled door with 3 multifoil panels bearing shields. To left, a small 3-light oriel window with carved female head corbel. 3 and 2 pointed-light windows with hoodmoulds. Cruciform arrow slit at 2nd floor above entrance. Crenellated parapet, that to left of entrance with machicolations. Interior open well, open-string stair with column newels, stick balusters and pendants.

Listing NGR: SP5152606221

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: SP 51002 06161

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1047047 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Aug-2018 at 12:19:47.

End of official listing