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St Johns College, the Beehives, Oxford

Description: St Johns College, the Beehives

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 246005

OS Grid Reference: SP5127006718
OS Grid Coordinates: 451270, 206718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7568, -1.2586

Location: St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU

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

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Listing Text

612/5/10025 The Beehives,
St John's College
Block of student rooms. 1958-60. Michael Powers of
Architects' Co-Partnership. Portland stone ashlar cladding;
pitched blue slate roofs. 2 storeys plus basement. Plan
comprising interlocking hexagons. Saw-tooth elevations to
east and west, with blind northerly walls and windows orinted
southwards. Large windows with obscured panels beneath.
Pointed roofs with crowning spikes to projecting staircase

Sherwood and Pevsner, Oxfordshire p201.

Listing NGR: SP5126706719

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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