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Magdalen College, the New Buildings, Oxford

Description: Magdalen College, the New Buildings

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 244986

OS Grid Reference: SP5215106303
OS Grid Coordinates: 452151, 206303
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7530, -1.2459

Location: The Plain, Oxford OX1 4AU

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 4AU

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Listing Text

The New Buildings
SP 5206 SW 10/419P 12.1.54.
Built in 1733 on North of Great Quadrangle to designs of William Townesend
with the approval of James Gibbs and Francis Smith, in Headington stone,
the masons being Richard Piddington and William King. The wings on East
and West were faced in ashlar in 1824 by Thomas Harrison of Chester. Refaced
in 1925 in Box Ground ashlar with Clipsham, Elm Park and Portland stone.

Listing NGR: SP5216306301

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Source: English Heritage

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