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County Hall with the Curving Screen Walls and Turrets on Either Side

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7518 / 51°45'6"N

Longitude: -1.2618 / 1°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 451053

OS Northings: 206158

OS Grid: SP510061

Mapcode National: GBR 7XS.5SV

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.27SD

Entry Name: County Hall with the Curving Screen Walls and Turrets on Either Side

Listing Date: 29 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245686

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 Barnabas with St Thomas the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
County Hall with the
curving screen walls and
turrets on either side
SP 5106 SW 8/436 29.1.68.
1841. Delightful "Neo-Norman fortress" with Georgian type windows in "Gothic"
surrounds. Symmetrical composition. Designed by J Plownan. Stone. Single
storey, 5-bay frontage, the central bay projecting with a castellated porch
and turrets over. The bays on either side have large round-headed sash
windows. Parapet, roof not visible. The front decorated with mock arrow
slits. The screen walls are castellated and have arrow slits in the end
turrets. There are lamp standards in the form of 'fasces' on either side
of the door.

Listing NGR: SP5105306158

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