WADHAM COLLEGE, MAIN QUADRANGLE INCLUDING CHAPEL, HALL, KITCHEN, LIBRARY AND CLOISTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1369701
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
WADHAM COLLEGE, MAIN QUADRANGLE INCLUDING CHAPEL, HALL, KITCHEN, LIBRARY AND CLOISTER

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Location

Statutory Address:
WADHAM COLLEGE, MAIN QUADRANGLE INCLUDING CHAPEL, HALL, KITCHEN, LIBRARY AND CLOISTER

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:
SP5159006623

Details

1. WADHAM COLLEGE 1485 Main Quadrangle including Chapel, Hall, Kitchen, Library and Cloister SP 5106 NE 6/187A 12.1.54. I 2. Ranges on North, South and West, the latter having a gatehouse. In late C18 attics were converted to rooms, other alterations made and sashes fitted. The Warden's Lodging moved from West to North range in 1626-40 and altered 1812 and 1832. The East range has the ante-chapel and Chapel which includes notable stained glass by Bernard van Linge 1622. In 1832 Blore restored it including the making of the ceiling which was repaired 1908. There was also a restoration in 1885-6. In 1935-6 the external parapet in South was renewed in Farmington stone with other work in Clipsham stone completed 1939. The tracery of the original chapel windows was done by William Arnold and John Spicer, masons. The Hall roof was made by Thomas Holt, carpenter, in 1611; it was repaired 1908. The Kitchen was largely rebuilt 1872 with the addition of a corridor leading from the Hall, with the Library over it. The Cloister lies against the East wall of the hall and of the ante-chapel.

Listing NGR: SP5159206615

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
245196
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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Date: 15 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/11661/19
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