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The College

A Grade II Listed Building in Littlemore, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246494

Location: Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

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

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Listing Text

(North side)
15/97 The College.

- II

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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