THE GOVERNORS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1047047

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1993

Statutory Address: THE GOVERNORS HOUSE, NEW ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE GOVERNORS HOUSE, NEW ROAD

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 51002 06161

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 246001

Legacy System: LBS

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