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Merton College, North Range, Front Quadrangle

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7513 / 51°45'4"N

Longitude: -1.2519 / 1°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 451735

OS Northings: 206111

OS Grid: SP517061

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.29N

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.870S

Entry Name: Merton College, North Range, Front Quadrangle

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Locality: Holywell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245008

Source ID: 1046679

Listing Text

MERTON COLLEGE
1.
1485
Front Quadrangle
North Range
SP 5106 SE 9/480E 12.1.54.
I
2.
Consists of gatehouses built circa 1418 with a range to East rebuilt in
1590 and a range to West built in 1631. In 1836-41 Edward Blore refaced
the gate- tower, the street and West sides in Bath stone. The block to
the East of the range was built circa 1300; it was partly rebuilt early
in Cl9 but the original roof timbers remain, now exposed in the restoration
of 1971.


Listing NGR: SP5173306110

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