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The Museum of the History of Science

A Grade I Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7543 / 51°45'15"N

Longitude: -1.2555 / 1°15'19"W

OS Eastings: 451489

OS Northings: 206436

OS Grid: SP514064

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.TNG

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.654J

Entry Name: The Museum of the History of Science

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245360

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

BROAD STREET
1.
1485
(South Side)
The Museum of the History
of Science (The Old Ashmolean
Building)
SP 5106 SW 8/149 12.1.54.
I GV
2.
RCHM 4. Built in 1679-83 by the University, Thomas Wood being master-mason
and Arthur Frogley the master-carpenter, in Headington stone; this was
patched with Clipsham stone and the surface artificially toned down, 1928-30.
For measured drawings, see Phillips's Details I(1909), 230-34. 2 storeys
and basement, 5 windows, 2 light mullion and transom windows with alternate
triangular and semi-circular pedimented heads. Pedimented doorway.
Balustraded steps and parapet added in 1957.

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


Listing NGR: SP5149006432

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

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