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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.


List entry Number: 1184311



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: I

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: 245207

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WORCESTER COLLEGE 1. 1485 Main Block SP 5006 NE 4/132C 12.1.54. SP 5006 SE 7/132C I 2. In Headington stone facing Beaumont Street. Consists of Hall in South Wing and Chapel on North Wing with recessed gateway in between. On West is a loggia over which is the Library. Built 1720-86, possibly to design of Dr George Clarke with Hawksmoor's "approval"; for parts William Townesend was mason. The design of the Chapel and Hall were changed later, possibly by James Wyatt. The Chapel redecorated by William Burgess in 1864-66, but restored to original design 1967. The decayed Headington Stone on West side of the block was replaced by synthetic stone in 1924-6. Re-faced in Clipsham blue-veined stone 1965-69.

Listing NGR: SP5093406509

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP 50940 06489


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