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Wadham College, Main Quadrangle Including Chapel, Hall, Kitchen, Library and Cloister

A Grade I Listed Building in Holywell, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7559 / 51°45'21"N

Longitude: -1.254 / 1°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 451590

OS Northings: 206623

OS Grid: SP515066

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.V33

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.64X7

Entry Name: Wadham College, Main Quadrangle Including Chapel, Hall, Kitchen, Library and Cloister

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245196

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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Listing Text

1. WADHAM COLLEGE
1485
Main Quadrangle
including Chapel, Hall,
Kitchen, Library and
Cloister
SP 5106 NE 6/187A 12.1.54.
I
2.
Ranges on North, South and West, the latter having a gatehouse. In late
C18 attics were converted to rooms, other alterations made and sashes fitted.
The Warden's Lodging moved from West to North range in 1626-40 and altered
1812 and 1832. The East range has the ante-chapel and Chapel which includes
notable stained glass by Bernard van Linge 1622. In 1832 Blore restored it
including the making of the ceiling which was repaired 1908. There was also
a restoration in 1885-6. In 1935-6 the external parapet in South was renewed
in Farmington stone with other work in Clipsham stone completed 1939. The
tracery of the original chapel windows was done by William Arnold and John
Spicer, masons. The Hall roof was made by Thomas Holt, carpenter, in 1611;
it was repaired 1908. The Kitchen was largely rebuilt 1872 with the addition
of a corridor leading from the Hall, with the Library over it. The Cloister
lies against the East wall of the hall and of the ante-chapel.


Listing NGR: SP5159206615

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