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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: ST EDMUND HALL, LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1046644

Location

ST EDMUND HALL, LIBRARY

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: 28-Jun-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 245117

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History

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Details

ST EDMUND HALL 1. 1485 Library (Formerly listed as the Church of St Peter-in-the-East) SP 5106 SE 9/387 12.1.54. I 2. Crypt, chancel and nave, circa 1140-50. North chapel added and chancel arch probably widened, circa 1230-40. Mid C13 North aisle and North arcade; the former rebuilt circa mid C14. Early C14, North-West tower added and nave extended to West. Chancel and nave walls heightened, possibly in 1481. Late Cl5 South porch. Early Cl6 vestry and chapel to West of Northchapel. Church restored by Edward Blore in 1835. Stained glass by Willement, 1839. In C19 the vaulting ribs of West part of chancel were carved. Other restoration, circa 1875. Chancel refitted by Sir T G Jackson, 1882. Exterior of Chancel restored in 1906-7 by A J Rowley of Oxford and the crypt in 1931-2. Fittings include notable C15 stained glass. The Church was deconsecrated in 1967 to become the Library of St Edmund Hall. A complete restoration with a modern interior and some plain glass followed in 1970/1. The West windows was renewed and the West door blocked. Some of the fittings are retained, others are in store. (RCHM 38).

Listing NGR: SP5185906364

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National Grid Reference: SP 51857 06365

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