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Description: St Hildas College, Old Hall
Date Listed: 28 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 245120
OS Grid Reference: SP5220305885
OS Grid Coordinates: 452203, 205885
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7492, -1.2452
ST HILDA'S COLLEGE
SP 5205 19/502B
Built as Cowley House by Dr Humphry Sibthorp between 1775 and 1783 in variegated
brick round an Adam-style partly renewed staircase brought from "a country
house of the Bertie family in Oxfordshire," (? Rycote, demolished circa 1785)
and fitted with chimney pieces of various origins. Sir Benjamin Brodie (dated
1880 DNB) added a North wing with an outer hall and porch designed by Benjamin
Woodward, the sculptured caps being the work of O'Shea. A South wing was
added in 1897-8 by P Day, architect. In 1909 a second South wing was added
in brick, designed by W E Mills.
Listing NGR: SP5220305885
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Source: English Heritage
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