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All Souls College, the Codrington Library

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7538 / 51°45'13"N

Longitude: -1.2533 / 1°15'11"W

OS Eastings: 451641

OS Northings: 206386

OS Grid: SP516063

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.VB9

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.759W

Plus Code: 9C3WQP3W+GM

Entry Name: All Souls College, the Codrington Library

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244837

Location: Holywell, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: 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

Tagged with: College library Library building University building

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The Codrington Library
SP 5106 SE 9/350A 12.1.54.


The North range of North Quadrangle. Begun 1716; Dr Clarke and Sir Nathaniel
Lloyd as "inspectors", Hawksmoor supervised and Townesend and Peisley were
the masons. Alterations and additions made 1838 and1866. Sundial of 1659
(originally on South of chapel) reset on South elevation. Rebuilding of
store on North-East, 1949.
Interior includes platerwork by Roberts, fittings by Richard Tawney, carpenter,
and busts by Sir Henry Cheere.

Listing NGR: SP5163706381

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