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The University Printing House (The Clarendon Press)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7586 / 51°45'31"N

Longitude: -1.2645 / 1°15'52"W

OS Eastings: 450858

OS Northings: 206914

OS Grid: SP508069

Mapcode National: GBR 7XL.R3Y

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.12B5

Entry Name: The University Printing House (The Clarendon Press)

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245929

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: North

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

(West Side)
The University Printing House
(The Claredon Press)
SP 5006 NE 4/103 12.1.54.
Consists of 2 wings, North and South joined by a screen which has a central
monumental entranceway, all in the Corinthian order. The front and South
wing was begun in 1826 and finished in 1828 to the designs of Daniel Robertson.
The North wing and West ranges were completed by 1830 under the direction
of Edward Blore. There have since been alterations and additions. The original
building is on a Headington stone plinth with Bath stone facing and dressings;
the facing was repaired in 1935. The central screen is of 5 bays, the wings
each of 3 bays. Casement windows. Handborough stone was used for parts
of the interior. Alterations in recent years.

Listing NGR: SP5085806914

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