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The Queens College, West Range, Oxford

Description: The Queens College, West Range

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245097

OS Grid Reference: SP5177406359
OS Grid Coordinates: 451774, 206359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7535, -1.2513

Location: Queen's Lane, Oxford OX1 3BW

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

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Listing Text

Back (or North) Quadrangle
West Range
SP 5106 SE 9/355B 12.1.54.
The Library built in 1692-94 possibly to design of Dean Aldrich; it has been
refaced in Clipsham stone. The master mason was John Townesend, Thomas
Heughes the carpenter and the joiners Thomas Minn, senior and junior. The
eagles on the pediment, the keystones and the statues in niches on West side
were made by J Vanderstien. The ground floor had an open loggia but was
enclosed by C R Cockerell in 1843. The interior was altered in 1756 when
a plaster ceiling was made by Thomas Roberts.

Listing NGR: SP5177406363

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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