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Description: The Museum of the History of Science
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245360
OS Grid Reference: SP5148906435
OS Grid Coordinates: 451489, 206435
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7542, -1.2555
The Museum of the History
of Science (The Old Ashmolean
SP 5106 SW 8/149 12.1.54.
RCHM 4. Built in 1679-83 by the University, Thomas Wood being master-mason
and Arthur Frogley the master-carpenter, in Headington stone; this was
patched with Clipsham stone and the surface artificially toned down, 1928-30.
For measured drawings, see Phillips's Details I(1909), 230-34. 2 storeys
and basement, 5 windows, 2 light mullion and transom windows with alternate
triangular and semi-circular pedimented heads. Pedimented doorway.
Balustraded steps and parapet added in 1957.
Exeter College, The Old Ashmolean Building. The Sheldonian Theatre and
The Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute,
Listing NGR: SP5149006432
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Source: English Heritage
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