THE OLD CLARENDON BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1185456
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
THE OLD CLARENDON BUILDING, BROAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD CLARENDON BUILDING, BROAD STREET

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 51551 06474

Details

BROAD STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) The Old Clarendon Building SP 5106 SE 9/146 12.1.54. I GV 2. RCHM 3. Built 1711-13 in Headington free stone and patched and restored in Clipsham stone in 1909. Hawksmoor received £100 in 1715 to "gratify" him, presumably in his capacity as overseer. The cost of the building was borne by the University from the profits of Lord Clarendon's History of the Rebellion". (For history, see Hiscock's A Christ Church Miscellany (1946), 44-47).

Exeter ColIege, The Old Ashmolean Building, The Sheldonian Theatre and The Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute, Catte Street.

Listing NGR: SP5155106473

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
245364
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hiscock, , A Christ Church Miscellany, (1946), 44 47

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: 18 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/04042/29
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