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The Governors House

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7518 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -1.2626 / 1°15'45"W

OS Eastings: 451002

OS Northings: 206161

OS Grid: SP510061

Mapcode National: GBR 7XS.5MB

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.27DD

Entry Name: The Governors House

Listing Date: 18 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246001

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Barnabas with St Thomas the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HM PRISON OXFORD NEW ROAD
SP 5006 SE
7/10012 The Governor's House
GV II
Governor's House, now a staff mess. 1848 by Benjamin Ferry.
Asymmetrical Gothick villa. 3 and 2 storeys and basement. Entrance
front 3 storeys 1 bay with recessed entrance bay to right and further
recessed right hand 2 storey bay. Entrance approached by steps to
timber, slated roof porch with carved shield above. Tudor-arched
panelled door with 3 multifoil panels bearing shields. To left, a
small 3-light oriel window with carved female head corbel. 3 and 2
pointed-light windows with hoodmoulds. Cruciform arrow slit at 2nd
floor above entrance. Crenellated parapet, that to left of entrance
with machicolations. Interior open well, open-string stair with
column newels, stick balusters and pendants.


Listing NGR: SP5152606221

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