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St Johns College, Canterbury Quadrangle

A Grade I Listed Building in Carfax, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7562 / 51°45'22"N

Longitude: -1.2577 / 1°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 451332

OS Northings: 206648

OS Grid: SP513066

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.T0F

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.44Y1

Entry Name: St Johns College, Canterbury Quadrangle

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245129

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary Magdalen

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST J0HN'S COLLEGE
1.
1485
Canterbury Quadrangle
SP 5106 NW 5/525E 12.1.54.
1
2.
Built 1631-36 by Laud, originally in Headington stone and incorporating
old library of 1596-8 in South range, the masons being, 1631-33, Richard
Maude, Hugh Davis and Robert Smith and, 1633-36, John Jackson with Anthony
Gore and Harry Acres, carvers. The whole refaced in Clipsham stone, 1922-36.
On East and West sides is a loggia and elaborate centrepiece (possibly by
Nicholas Stone), the statues being by Hubert le Suer. The pillars of Bletchingdon
stone, 5 being replaced, 1905, in Portland stone. Major internal alteration
1970-1971.
Garden front of the East Range on East has 5 oriels and fan-vaulted passageway;
retains Headington stone with dressings renewed in Clipsham stone 1918.
Upper floor has library fitted up 1838.
1st floor on West Range and West part of North Range forms President's Lodging.


Listing NGR: SP5132706623

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