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Canal House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7524 / 51°45'8"N

Longitude: -1.2613 / 1°15'40"W

OS Eastings: 451090

OS Northings: 206222

OS Grid: SP510062

Mapcode National: GBR 7XS.5Y0

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.362Z

Plus Code: 9C3WQP2Q+WF

Entry Name: Canal House

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Last Amended: 28 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245149

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Carfax

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Ebbe with Holy Trinity and St Peter le Bailey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/04/2018

SP 5106 SW

Bulwark's Lane
Canal House

(Formerly listed as Master Lodge, previously listed as Oxford Canal Office)


Now used by St Peter's College (1949). Built 1827-29, Richard Tawney being architect. The south west and north west sides consist of three-storeyed Headington ashlar with a rusticated ground floor, Doric pilasters and moulded cornice above which is the top storey. Welsh slate hipped roof. Five sash windows, on south west side, in plain stone reveals. On the north west is a tetrastyle Doric portico with a pediment. Above the latter is a relief, sculptured in Coade stone, of Britannia holding a shield of the arms of the University impaling the City; in the background are the church of St Mary the Virgin and the Radcliffe Camera; in the foreground, in front of the latter, is a barge on a canal (or at a wharf).

Listing NGR: SP5109006222

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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