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Latitude: 51.7222 / 51°43'19"N
Longitude: -1.2211 / 1°13'15"W
OS Eastings: 453902
OS Northings: 202890
OS Grid: SP539028
Mapcode National: GBR 8ZC.XTP
Mapcode Global: VHCXV.SZB5
Entry Name: The College
Listing Date: 25 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1047666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 246494
Location: Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4
Civil Parish: Littlemore
Built-Up Area: Oxford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Littlemore
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 5302 LITTLEMORE COLLEGE LANE
15/97 The College.
Home of religious community,now cottages and museum. Late C18/early C19
converted c.1842 from farm buildings for J.H. (later Cardinal) Newman.
Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with brick ridge
stacks. L-plan on 2 sides of a walled garden. One-storey entrance range has
wide through passage under a weatherboarded gable. To right are five 2-light
casements and a door, with 10 similar windows to left, some converted from
doors. All have ashlar quoins and segmental arches. Range returning to left on
Cowley Road has four 2-light casements and a door, and the furthermost bay has
a 3-light casement beneath a brick upper storey. The rear of the entrance range
has a renewed timber loggia. Interior: Newman's room has a brick floor and a
stone fireplace with basket grate, and is entered through an internal
matchboard porch leading also to his adjacent oratory where he was received
into the Roman Catholic Church in c.1845.
(V.C.H. Oxfordshire, Vol.V, p.212-3).
Listing NGR: SP5390202890
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