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The University Printing House (The Clarendon Press), Oxford

Description: The University Printing House (The Clarendon Press)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245929

OS Grid Reference: SP5085806914
OS Grid Coordinates: 450858, 206914
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7586, -1.2645

Location: 119 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AH

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 6AH

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The University Printing House
(The Claredon Press)
SP 5006 NE 4/103 12.1.54.
Consists of 2 wings, North and South joined by a screen which has a central
monumental entranceway, all in the Corinthian order. The front and South
wing was begun in 1826 and finished in 1828 to the designs of Daniel Robertson.
The North wing and West ranges were completed by 1830 under the direction
of Edward Blore. There have since been alterations and additions. The original
building is on a Headington stone plinth with Bath stone facing and dressings;
the facing was repaired in 1935. The central screen is of 5 bays, the wings
each of 3 bays. Casement windows. Handborough stone was used for parts
of the interior. Alterations in recent years.

Listing NGR: SP5085806914

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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