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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE QUEENS COLLEGE, WEST RANGE

List entry Number: 1046636

Location

THE QUEENS COLLEGE, WEST RANGE, BACK QUADRANGLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireOxfordDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245097

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

THE QUEEN'S COLLEGE 1. 1485 Back (or North) Quadrangle West Range SP 5106 SE 9/355B 12.1.54. I 2. The Library built in 1692-94 possibly to design of Dean Aldrich; it has been refaced in Clipsham stone. The master mason was John Townesend, Thomas Heughes the carpenter and the joiners Thomas Minn, senior and junior. The eagles on the pediment, the keystones and the statues in niches on West side were made by J Vanderstien. The ground floor had an open loggia but was enclosed by C R Cockerell in 1843. The interior was altered in 1756 when a plaster ceiling was made by Thomas Roberts.

Listing NGR: SP5177406363

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National Grid Reference: SP 51774 06359

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