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The Warneford Hospital: Nurses' Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7514 / 51°45'4"N

Longitude: -1.2226 / 1°13'21"W

OS Eastings: 453758

OS Northings: 206138

OS Grid: SP537061

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z5.3PP

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.R7HR

Entry Name: The Warneford Hospital: Nurses' Home

Listing Date: 15 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468690

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
612/24/10043

OXFORD
WARNEFORD LANE, Headington
The Warneford Hospital: Nurses' Home

GV
II

Nurses` home at asylum. 1913-14, by N.W. Harrison; extended later C20. Limestone ashlar. Slate hipped roof with lead rolled hips and ridge. Central axial ashlar stack with arch linking two shafts with moulded cornices. PLAN: Rectangular on plan with entrance at the centre of the SE front. Later C20 single-storey extension on north corner. Neo-Georgian style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. The centre bays of three of the elevations have deeply overhanging bracketed eaves, while the broad turret-like corners are blind and have parapets with moulded cornices. South east front has 3-bay centre with 12-pane sashes, the first floor in moulded architraves, the ground floor with low round-arched `Diocletion` doorway with side-lights and keystone rising through the first floor band above; large stone canted bay window on left. NE elevation is similar, but narrower, composition, the left corner `turret` is broader and has slightly recessed corner. The NW, rear, is similar to the front, but the fenestration is asymmetrical and there is no bay window. The SW side, 1:3:1 bays, the centre advanced with a moulded stone cornice to the hipped roof; later C20 fire escape. Later C20 single-storey extension obscures part of the ground storeys of the NW and NE elevations.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SOURCE: Parry-Jones, B., The Warneford Hospital, Oxford, 1826-1976, p.23.

Listing NGR: SP5375806138

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