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Dining Hall and Cloister Walks, Radley

Description: Dining Hall and Cloister Walks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249785

OS Grid Reference: SU5185099549
OS Grid Coordinates: 451850, 199549
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6923, -1.2513

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2HT

Locality: Radley
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 2HT

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Listing Text

9/109 Dining Hall and cloister walks
Dining hall and cloister walks. 1893-4 and later by Sir T.G. Jackson. Dining
hall: English bond brick with limestone ashlar dressings; gabled old tile roof;
lateral stack (adjoining bay window) of banded brick and stone. One storey;
7-bay range. Perpendicular style. Tudor-arched doorway left of centre: tall bay
window to right with stone mullioned and transomed windows. Other bays have
3-light and one 2-light Perpendicular-style windows: bays framed by offset
buttresses which have linking 4-centred arches with brick and stone chequer work
in spandrels. East gable wall has large Perpendicular-style window. Interior:
tall panelled dado. Corbelled French-style fireplace. Cusped tie-beam roof with
traceried spandrels to arch braces. Cloisters: T-plan, joined to west ends of
dining hall and chapel (q.v.) with arm linked to Radley Hall (q.v.) of similar
materials and 2 storeys; each bay divided by offset buttresses with one-light
cusped windows above 4-light Decorated-style windows: 9-bay east wall has
central gabled porch with Tudor-arched doorway: Decorated-style door to rear.
(T.D. Raikes, Fifty Years of St. Peter's College, 1897, p.176; Buildings of
England: Berkshire, p.197).

Listing NGR: SU5185099549

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Source: English Heritage

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