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St Hildas College, Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7492 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: -1.2452 / 1°14'42"W

OS Eastings: 452203

OS Northings: 205885

OS Grid: SP522058

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.B0J

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.C9KC

Entry Name: St Hildas College, Old Hall

Listing Date: 28 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245120

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Clement

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST HILDA'S COLLEGE
1.
1485
Old Hall
SP 5205 19/502B
II
2.
Built as Cowley House by Dr Humphry Sibthorp between 1775 and 1783 in variegated
brick round an Adam-style partly renewed staircase brought from "a country
house of the Bertie family in Oxfordshire," (? Rycote, demolished circa 1785)
and fitted with chimney pieces of various origins. Sir Benjamin Brodie (dated
1880 DNB) added a North wing with an outer hall and porch designed by Benjamin
Woodward, the sculptured caps being the work of O'Shea. A South wing was
added in 1897-8 by P Day, architect. In 1909 a second South wing was added
in brick, designed by W E Mills.


Listing NGR: SP5220305885

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