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The Indian Institute, Oxford

Description: The Indian Institute

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 245371

OS Grid Reference: SP5158006506
OS Grid Coordinates: 451580, 206506
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7549, -1.2541

Location: 53 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SP

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

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Listing Text

The Indian Institute
SP 5106 NE 6/145
SP 5106 SE 9/145
1883-96. By Basil Champneys. In the Jacobean style. Milton stone with
red brick at the rear. 3 storeys. 5 window range on Catte Street, 4-light
mullion and transon windows on the ground floor; on the 1st floor oriel
windows, 5-light mullion with 2 transoms; on the 2nd floor 3-light mullioned
windows. Porch with unfluted Ionic columns. Corner tower with cupola.
Parapet. Holywell front similar, but with more varied fenestration. Very
important position as closing the East vista along Broad Street.

The Indian Institute forms a group with Exeter College, The Sheldonian Theatre
and The Old Clarendon Building Broad Street.

Listing NGR: SP5157706508

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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