British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

6 and 7, New College Lane, Oxford

Description: 6 and 7, New College Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245674

OS Grid Reference: SP5163606476
OS Grid Coordinates: 451636, 206476
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7546, -1.2533

Location: New College Lane, Oxford OX1 3BL

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 6 & 7
SP 5106 SE 9/255 l2.1.54.
House. 1 building possibly Cl7 in origin but appears to be mainly Cl8. 3-storeyed
stuccoed and roughcast rubble with Welsh slate roof. The ground floor of
No 7 has a modern boxed out bay. 4 sash windows, with glazing bars, those
in the 1st floor having cornices and blind boxes. On the North-East angle
of the roof is a restored rectangular structure, with a modern cornice and
a Welsh slate roof, said to have been used as an observatory by the astronomer
Edmund Halley. (DNB). The sides of the house are stuccoed and on the North
side is an overhang. History. Once known as Stable Hall. See illustration
and history of the "Old Observatory" in Ingrams "Memorials" (1837) pages
3-5 of "The Observatory".

No 5, New College Rooms and Nos 6 to 8 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5163606476

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.