St Hugh's College Main Building

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
684600
Names
St Hugh's College Main Building
Coordinates
51.7671080° N, 1.2627900° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

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Timeline

7 Oct 2008

St Hugh's College Main Building designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

St Hugh's College Main Building is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1392938
Grade
II
Name
ST HUGH'S COLLEGE MAIN BUILDING INCLUDING LIBRARY
Location
ST HUGH'S COLLEGE MAIN BUILDING INCLUDING LIBRARY
District
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 50969 07860



612/0/10118 St Hugh's College Main building includ 07-OCT-08 ing library

II College buildings. Architect: H.T. Buckland and W. Haywood. 1914-16, with minor alterations and extensions to initial build, and new range added in matching style 1928. Library added 1936.

Main Building Red brick, with ashlar cornice all round and ashlar dressings to entrance block; tiled roofs; cast iron hoppers with heraldic badges. Neo-Georgian. H-plan, with dining hall below former library in east wing, chapel over entrance projecting to centre front, and central imperial staircase serving ranges of studies/bedrooms. 2 storeys and attic. Sash windows, those to attic in flat-roofed lead dormers behind parapet. Entrance block is cruciform in plan and Baroque in style, with rusticated brick quoins, pedimented gables broken by radiating arched windows, and domed wooden lantern. Projecting gable to front has ashlar doorcase with panelled pilasters and carved heraldic cartouche breaking into swan-neck pediment. Plainer accommodation wings to either side, with paired and single sashes, and canted stair towers in far angles, rising to balustraded stone parapets. Single-storey extension to front left. Garden front has similar pedimented gable projecting to centre, with arched stair window in ashlar panel, and Tuscan porch with balustraded parapet. Side ranges have ground-floor bow windows. Projecting end wings have been extended one bay. Interior: entrance hall with Tuscan columns; staircases with twisted balusters; corridors with 6-panel doors in architrave frames with frieze and cornice...

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Bibliography

  1. “ST HUGH'S COLLEGE MAIN BUILDING INCLUDING LIBRARY.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1392938>