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Oxford Union Society Old Library

A Grade II* Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7529 / 51°45'10"N

Longitude: -1.2593 / 1°15'33"W

OS Eastings: 451224

OS Northings: 206282

OS Grid: SP512062

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.0FH

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.463K

Entry Name: Oxford Union Society Old Library

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245866

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 Michael and St Martin and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 5106 SW 8/277B

Oxford Union Society
Old Library



1856, by B Woodward. Interior has mural paintings (much restored) by Rosetti, William Morris and Burne-Jones. Rose windows on 1st floor, two to each face. Conical roof.

The Union buildings form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5122406282

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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