Description: The Old Clarendon Building
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
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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