RADCLIFFE CAMERA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1099146
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
RADCLIFFE CAMERA, RADCLIFFE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RADCLIFFE CAMERA, RADCLIFFE SQUARE

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 51591 06345

Details

RADCLIFFE SQUARE 1. 1485 Radcliffe Camera SP 5106 SE 9/148A 12.1.54. I GV 2.

RCHM 1. Built 1737-49 by the benefaction of Dr John Radcliffe to the designs of James Gibbs; William Townesend and William Smith, or Warwick, being the master-masons. The lower storeys were built in Headington freestone and the upper part in Taynton stone. In 1863 the arches of the ground floor were glazed and a north entrance made with steps up to it. Repairs were made in 1913 under the direction of Sir T G Jackson. The facing has been patched in Clipsham stone. For history, see Bibliotheca Radclivinana (1747) and "Exhibition Catalogue" ib. (1949).

All the buildings in Radcliffe Square form a group of the highest importance being the centre of the University of Oxford.



Listing NGR: SP5159206345

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
245749
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Jun 2005
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