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Description: The Oratory Priests' House
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 217208
OS Grid Reference: SP0494286037
OS Grid Coordinates: 404942, 286037
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4722, -1.9287
(The Oratory Priests'
(formerly listed as
SP 0488 SE 36/2 25.4.52
185O-1. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof. Three storeys; 5 bays with
quoins left and right. In an Italian Renaissance style. Grould floor with
central panelled door within stone surround with cornice and superimposed
segment headed panel flanked by vaults and 4 windws with stone eared and
corniced surrounds. Guilloche band at first floor level and a moulded band at
first sill level. First floor with 5 windows, the central one with eared and
corniced surround, the others with simple moulded surrounds. Cornice band at
second floor level. Second floor with 5 almost square windows, the centre with
eared surround, the others with simple surrounds. Eaves cornice with dentils
and mouldings. The home from 1852 to 1890 of John Henry, Cardinal Newman with
his rooms preserved in original condition.
Listing NGR: SP0494286037
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Source: English Heritage
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