THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: MORTUARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1245348
Date first listed:
15-May-1997
Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: MORTUARY, WARNEFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: MORTUARY, WARNEFORD LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Oxford (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP 53700 06106

Details

SP 50 NW 612/24/10042

OXFORD WARNEFORD LANE, Headington The Warneford Hospital: Mortuary

GV II

Asylum mortuary. 1891, by Moore of Oxford [probably H. Wilkinson Moore]. Limestone ashlar. Welsh slate roof with moulded stone coping to gabled ends. PLAN: Small rectangular plan building with the main entrance on the south east end and a doorway on the south west side. Late Victorian free Gothic style. EXTERIOR: Gabled front with octagonal corner turrets rising from weathered bases and with lantern-like finials; broad moulded 2-centred arch with traceried panels either side of later double doors; above the doorway a window with three 4-centred arch cusped lights and cill with carved leaf stops; the gable above has flowing tracery in the apex and a stone Celtic cross on top. At the opposite NW end the gable has a weathered stack with an octagonal shaft. Moulded plinth and eaves cornice with carved leaf stops. The south west side has a doorway with a moulded shouldered architrave. INTERIOR not inspected. SOURCE: Parry-Jones, B., The Warneford Hospital, Oxford, p.22.

Listing NGR: SP5370006106

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
468689
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Parry Jones, B, The Warneford Hospital Oxford 1826-197622

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: 29 Jul 2007
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