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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 JOHNS COLLEGE, CANTERBURY QUADRANGLE

List entry Number: 1183654

Location

ST JOHNS COLLEGE, CANTERBURY QUADRANGLE

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireOxfordDistrict AuthorityNon Civil Parish

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: 245129

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST J0HN'S COLLEGE 1. 1485 Canterbury Quadrangle SP 5106 NW 5/525E 12.1.54. 1 2. Built 1631-36 by Laud, originally in Headington stone and incorporating old library of 1596-8 in South range, the masons being, 1631-33, Richard Maude, Hugh Davis and Robert Smith and, 1633-36, John Jackson with Anthony Gore and Harry Acres, carvers. The whole refaced in Clipsham stone, 1922-36. On East and West sides is a loggia and elaborate centrepiece (possibly by Nicholas Stone), the statues being by Hubert le Suer. The pillars of Bletchingdon stone, 5 being replaced, 1905, in Portland stone. Major internal alteration 1970-1971. Garden front of the East Range on East has 5 oriels and fan-vaulted passageway; retains Headington stone with dressings renewed in Clipsham stone 1918. Upper floor has library fitted up 1838. 1st floor on West Range and West part of North Range forms President's Lodging.

Listing NGR: SP5132706623

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP5133206648

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