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The Old Clarendon Building

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7546 / 51°45'16"N

Longitude: -1.2546 / 1°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 451551

OS Northings: 206474

OS Grid: SP515064

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.TYC

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.65M8

Plus Code: 9C3WQP3W+R5

Entry Name: The Old Clarendon Building

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245364

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Town: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Holywell

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin with St Cross with St Peter-in-the-East,

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Old Clarendon
SP 5106 SE 9/146 12.1.54.
RCHM 3. Built 1711-13 in Headington free stone and patched and restored
in Clipsham stone in 1909. Hawksmoor received £100 in 1715 to "gratify"
him, presumably in his capacity as overseer. The cost of the building was
borne by the University from the profits of Lord Clarendon's History of
the Rebellion". (For history, see Hiscock's A Christ Church Miscellany
(1946), 44-47).

Exeter ColIege, The Old Ashmolean Building, The Sheldonian Theatre and The
Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute, Catte Street.

Listing NGR: SP5155106473

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

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