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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 MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

List entry Number: 1369352

Location

THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, BROAD STREET

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: 245360

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BROAD STREET 1. 1485 (South Side) The Museum of the History of Science (The Old Ashmolean Building) SP 5106 SW 8/149 12.1.54. I GV 2. RCHM 4. Built in 1679-83 by the University, Thomas Wood being master-mason and Arthur Frogley the master-carpenter, in Headington stone; this was patched with Clipsham stone and the surface artificially toned down, 1928-30. For measured drawings, see Phillips's Details I(1909), 230-34. 2 storeys and basement, 5 windows, 2 light mullion and transom windows with alternate triangular and semi-circular pedimented heads. Pedimented doorway. Balustraded steps and parapet added in 1957.

Exeter College, The Old Ashmolean Building. The Sheldonian Theatre and The Old Clarendon Building form a group with The Indian Institute, Catte Street.

Listing NGR: SP5149006432

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Author: Phillips - Title: Details - Date: 1909 - Volume: 1 - Page References: 230 234

National Grid Reference: SP 51489 06435

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