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All Souls College, the Codrington Library, Oxford

Description: All Souls College, the Codrington Library

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 244837

OS Grid Reference: SP5164106386
OS Grid Coordinates: 451641, 206386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7538, -1.2533

Location: Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 3AZ

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 3AZ

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Listing Text

The Codrington Library
SP 5106 SE 9/350A 12.1.54.


The North range of North Quadrangle. Begun 1716; Dr Clarke and Sir Nathaniel
Lloyd as "inspectors", Hawksmoor supervised and Townesend and Peisley were
the masons. Alterations and additions made 1838 and1866. Sundial of 1659
(originally on South of chapel) reset on South elevation. Rebuilding of
store on North-East, 1949.
Interior includes platerwork by Roberts, fittings by Richard Tawney, carpenter,
and busts by Sir Henry Cheere.

Listing NGR: SP5163706381

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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