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Latitude: 51.7543 / 51°45'15"N
Longitude: -1.2555 / 1°15'19"W
OS Eastings: 451489
OS Northings: 206436
OS Grid: SP514064
Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.TNG
Mapcode Global: VHCXV.654J
Entry Name: The Museum of the History of Science
Listing Date: 12 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1369352
English Heritage Legacy ID: 245360
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 Michael and St Martin and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
The Museum of the History
of Science (The Old Ashmolean
SP 5106 SW 8/149 12.1.54.
RCHM 4. Built in 1679-83 by the University, Thomas Wood being master-mason
and Arthur Frogley the master-carpenter, in Headington stone; this was
patched with Clipsham stone and the surface artificially toned down, 1928-30.
For measured drawings, see Phillips's Details I(1909), 230-34. 2 storeys
and basement, 5 windows, 2 light mullion and transom windows with alternate
triangular and semi-circular pedimented heads. Pedimented doorway.
Balustraded steps and parapet added in 1957.
Exeter College, The Old Ashmolean Building. The Sheldonian Theatre and
The Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute,
Listing NGR: SP5149006432
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