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Former Houses of Correction and Attached Carpenters Shop, Oxford

Description: Former Houses of Correction and Attached Carpenters Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 245998

OS Grid Reference: SP5096606112
OS Grid Coordinates: 450966, 206112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7514, -1.2631

Location: Paradise Street, Oxford OX1 1JY

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 1JY

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Listing Text

SP 5006 SE
7/10009 Former Houses of Correction &
attached Carpenter's Shop
Former Houses of Correction and attached Carpenter's Shop, now in use
as a Works Office, stores and kitchen. Probably 1788 by William
Blackburn, altered. Houses of Correction, formerly linked by the
Keeper's House (demolished). Coursed rubble with stone dressings and
quoins. Houses of Correction rectangular blocks. Slated hipped
roofs. 2 storeys. 5 windows each. Half-height, stone-dressed
windows; 1st floors with continuous sill bands. Carpenter's Shop
Single storey. Slated pitched roof. Symmetrical entrances flank
central window, with blocked former entrance to right. Right hand end
internal partition wall with blocked archway; partly stone flagged

Listing NGR: SP5152606221

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Source: English Heritage

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