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University of Oxford, St Cross Building, Oxford

Description: University of Oxford, St Cross Building

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 246015

OS Grid Reference: SP5200906758
OS Grid Coordinates: 452009, 206758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7571, -1.2479

Location: Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UJ

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

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Listing Text

SP 5106 NE
SP 50 NW
612/6/10029 St Cross Building,
612/24/10029 University of
Library and teaching space for Law, English and Statistics.
1961-65. Sir Leslie Martin and Colin St John Wilson. Buff
brick with a raked joint to every third course, black anodised
aluminium; flat roof. Compact, interlocking plan of one to
three storeys comprising three libraries, each of different
sizes and at different levels, each with a double-height top-
lit reading room with ancillary stack space; also lecture
theatre and other teaching space. Central external staircase
rises three storeys with entrances at each level.

L. Martin, Buildings and Ideas 1933-83.

Listing NGR: SP5197206757

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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