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6 and 7, New College Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7546 / 51°45'16"N

Longitude: -1.2533 / 1°15'11"W

OS Eastings: 451636

OS Northings: 206476

OS Grid: SP516064

Mapcode National: GBR 8YY.V8Q

Mapcode Global: VHCXV.7587

Entry Name: 6 and 7, New College Lane

Listing Date: 12 January 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 245674

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

(North Side)
Nos 6 & 7
SP 5106 SE 9/255 l2.1.54.
House. 1 building possibly Cl7 in origin but appears to be mainly Cl8. 3-storeyed
stuccoed and roughcast rubble with Welsh slate roof. The ground floor of
No 7 has a modern boxed out bay. 4 sash windows, with glazing bars, those
in the 1st floor having cornices and blind boxes. On the North-East angle
of the roof is a restored rectangular structure, with a modern cornice and
a Welsh slate roof, said to have been used as an observatory by the astronomer
Edmund Halley. (DNB). The sides of the house are stuccoed and on the North
side is an overhang. History. Once known as Stable Hall. See illustration
and history of the "Old Observatory" in Ingrams "Memorials" (1837) pages
3-5 of "The Observatory".

No 5, New College Rooms and Nos 6 to 8 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5163606476

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