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Latitude: 51.7534 / 51°45'12"N
Longitude: -1.254 / 1°15'14"W
OS Eastings: 451591
OS Northings: 206345
OS Grid: SP515063
Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.1S8
Mapcode Global: VHCXV.66X4
Entry Name: Radcliffe Camera
Listing Date: 12 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099146
English Heritage Legacy ID: 245749
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1
Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin with St Cross with St Peter-in-the-East,
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 5106 SE 9/148A 12.1.54.
RCHM 1. Built 1737-49 by the benefaction of Dr John Radcliffe to the designs
of James Gibbs; William Townesend and William Smith, or Warwick, being the
master-masons. The lower storeys were built in Headington freestone and
the upper part in Taynton stone. In 1863 the arches of the ground floor
were glazed and a north entrance made with steps up to it. Repairs were
made in 1913 under the direction of Sir T G Jackson. The facing has been
patched in Clipsham stone. For history, see Bibliotheca Radclivinana (1747)
and "Exhibition Catalogue" ib. (1949).
All the buildings in Radcliffe Square form a group of the highest importance
being the centre of the University of Oxford.
Listing NGR: SP5159206345
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