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Merton College, North Range, Front Quadrangle, Oxford

Description: Merton College, North Range, Front Quadrangle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245008

OS Grid Reference: SP5173506111
OS Grid Coordinates: 451735, 206111
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7513, -1.2520

Location: Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JE

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

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Listing Text

Front Quadrangle
North Range
SP 5106 SE 9/480E 12.1.54.
Consists of gatehouses built circa 1418 with a range to East rebuilt in
1590 and a range to West built in 1631. In 1836-41 Edward Blore refaced
the gate- tower, the street and West sides in Bath stone. The block to
the East of the range was built circa 1300; it was partly rebuilt early
in Cl9 but the original roof timbers remain, now exposed in the restoration
of 1971.

Listing NGR: SP5173306110

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Source: English Heritage

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