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Magdalen College, the New Buildings

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.753 / 51°45'10"N

Longitude: -1.2459 / 1°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 452151

OS Northings: 206304

OS Grid: SP521063

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z4.3TH

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.C66H

Entry Name: Magdalen College, the New Buildings

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244986

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

The New Buildings
SP 5206 SW 10/419P 12.1.54.
Built in 1733 on North of Great Quadrangle to designs of William Townesend
with the approval of James Gibbs and Francis Smith, in Headington stone,
the masons being Richard Piddington and William King. The wings on East
and West were faced in ashlar in 1824 by Thomas Harrison of Chester. Refaced
in 1925 in Box Ground ashlar with Clipsham, Elm Park and Portland stone.

Listing NGR: SP5216306301

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

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