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The Old Clarendon Building, Oxford

Description: The Old Clarendon Building

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245364

OS Grid Reference: SP5155106474
OS Grid Coordinates: 451551, 206474
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7546, -1.2546

Location: Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BA

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Clarendon
SP 5106 SE 9/146 12.1.54.
RCHM 3. Built 1711-13 in Headington free stone and patched and restored
in Clipsham stone in 1909. Hawksmoor received £100 in 1715 to "gratify"
him, presumably in his capacity as overseer. The cost of the building was
borne by the University from the profits of Lord Clarendon's History of
the Rebellion". (For history, see Hiscock's A Christ Church Miscellany
(1946), 44-47).

Exeter ColIege, The Old Ashmolean Building, The Sheldonian Theatre and The
Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute, Catte Street.

Listing NGR: SP5155106473

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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