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THE RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY (MAIN BLOCK)

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 RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY (MAIN BLOCK)

List entry Number: 1047066

Location

THE RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY (MAIN BLOCK), WOODSTOCK 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: 12-Jan-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245941

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612/2/101 WOODSTOCK ROAD 612/3/101 (West side) 12-JAN-54 THE RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY (MAIN BLOCK)

GV II*



WOODSTOCK ROAD 1. 1485 (West Side) The Radcliffe Infirmary original infirmary block SP 5007 SE 2/101 SP 5107 SW 3/101 12.1.54. II GV 2.

Infirmary. 1759-70. By Stiff Leadbetter (d.1766) and founded on the benefaction of Dr. John Radcliffe. 3-storeyed Headington ashlar with attics in a Welsh slate mansard roof.

PLAN: Central entrance at ground floor into two-storey entrance hall. Longitudinal corridors at each storey to projecting cross-wings at both ends. Central room to rear projects to bay window with Board Room at first floor and chapel originally above.

EXTERIOR: 5-part facade with projecting cross-wings of two windows wide to each end and a slightly projecting frontispiece, three windows wide capped with pediment. Ground floor entrance of 1933 by Stanley Hemp replaces original first floor entrance. Entrance of round-headed doorway with keystone flanked by pilasters carrying a panel and capped with finials. Ground floor reads as basement with six-over-three sashes and plinth. Six-over-six sashes to first and second stories. Sashes have flush surrounds, except for salient sills and first floor sill band. Segmental arch three-over-three dormers to mansard attic behind parapet with cornice. Round window to pediment. Narrow, deep ashlar chimneys. Pair of octagonal full-height sanitary towers by C. Buckeridge of 1869 to rear with water tanks to attic storey. 1911-13 outpatients block by Edward Warren attached and projecting to front left. C19 and C20 additions to the rear.

INTERIOR: Longitudinal corridors to first floor are tunnel-vaulted in rough stone and groin-vaulted in finished stone at centre near entrance to Board Room. Board Room with C18 and C19 plaster panels inscribed with the names and donations of benefactors. Upper level rooms with 6-panel door, transom, stone fireplace surround, flag stone floor.

The Radcliffe Infirmary Buildings form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5101607146

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ingrams, , Memorials, (1837)
'Oxford History Society' in Oxford History Society, , Vol. 41, (1901), 308-310

National Grid Reference: SP 51009 07073

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