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The Warneford Hospital: Mortuary

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7511 / 51°45'3"N

Longitude: -1.2235 / 1°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 453700

OS Northings: 206106

OS Grid: SP537061

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z5.3H7

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.R71Y

Entry Name: The Warneford Hospital: Mortuary

Listing Date: 15 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468689

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Electoral Ward/Division: Churchill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cowley St Mary and St John

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 50 NW
612/24/10042

OXFORD
WARNEFORD LANE, Headington
The Warneford Hospital: Mortuary

GV
II

Asylum mortuary. 1891, by Moore of Oxford [probably H. Wilkinson Moore]. Limestone ashlar. Welsh slate roof with moulded stone coping to gabled ends. PLAN: Small rectangular plan building with the main entrance on the south east end and a doorway on the south west side. Late Victorian free Gothic style. EXTERIOR: Gabled front with octagonal corner turrets rising from weathered bases and with lantern-like finials; broad moulded 2-centred arch with traceried panels either side of later double doors; above the doorway a window with three 4-centred arch cusped lights and cill with carved leaf stops; the gable above has flowing tracery in the apex and a stone Celtic cross on top. At the opposite NW end the gable has a weathered stack with an octagonal shaft. Moulded plinth and eaves cornice with carved leaf stops. The south west side has a doorway with a moulded shouldered architrave. INTERIOR not inspected.
SOURCE: Parry-Jones, B., The Warneford Hospital, Oxford, p.22.

Listing NGR: SP5370006106

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