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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: 1198760



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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: 244875

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CHRIST CHURCH 1. 1485 The Great (or Tom) Quadrangle SP 5106 SW 8/453E 12.1.54. SP 5106 SE 9/453E SP 5105 NW 12/453E SP 5105 NE 13/453E I 2. Collegiate: (a) West; and South sides, 1526 (John Lubbyns and Henry Redmayne, masons); the North range Circa 1668 (refaced Cl9). Includes Tom Tower, lower part 1526 (since refaced in Taynton stone), upper part 1681-2 by Wren with Christopher Kempster and the Oxford Robinsons, masons; top storey above clock refaced and much of West front restored by W D Caroe, 1909-12, in Clipsham stone; terrace and steps, 1842 by Sir Francis Chantrey. (b) East side, circa 1546, mainly refaced. (c) North side, late C17, refaced in Cl9. Altered 1962-3 and 1971. (d) Kill Canon Gate, late C17, raised by 1 storey 1876-8. (e) Staircase and tower in South range. Early Cl9 stone staircase (Wyatt, 1805) with Gothic fan-vault built between 1630 and 1640; top belfrey stage of staircase tower, 1879 by G F Bodley. Ante-room between tower and hall mainly early C16. (g) Hall on 1st floor, 1529, with modern (1878) parapet and pinnacles; rooms beneath remodelled and roof of hall (originally made probably by Humphrey Coke) restored in 1720. There are 11 wrought-iron lamp-brackets with round lanterns in the Quadrangle. The raised footpath round the Quadrangle, the remains of the Cloisters, is included in the listing. The wrought iron lantern in the Main Gate is included in the listing.

Listing NGR: SP5141406032

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP5141605984


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