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IoE Number: 245749
Photographer: Mr Chris Tresise
Date Photographed: 19 June 2005
Date listed: 12 January 1954
Date of last amendment: 12 January 1954
Grade I

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RADCLIFFE SQUARE1485Radcliffe CameraSP 5106 SE 9/148A12.1.54.IGV

RADCLIFFE SQUARE 1. 1485 Radcliffe Camera SP 5106 SE 9/148A 12.1.54. I GV 2. RCHM 1. Built 1737-49 by the benefaction of Dr John Radcliffe to the designs of James Gibbs; William Townesend and William Smith, or Warwick, being the master-masons. The lower storeys were built in Headington freestone and the upper part in Taynton stone. In 1863 the arches of the ground floor were glazed and a north entrance made with steps up to it. Repairs were made in 1913 under the direction of Sir T G Jackson. The facing has been patched in Clipsham stone. For history, see Bibliotheca Radclivinana (1747) and "Exhibition Catalogue" ib. (1949). All the buildings in Radcliffe Square form a group of the highest importance being the centre of the University of Oxford.

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