MERTON COLLEGE, CHAPEL, FRONT QUADRANGLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1199994
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1954
Statutory Address:
MERTON COLLEGE, CHAPEL, FRONT QUADRANGLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MERTON COLLEGE, CHAPEL, FRONT QUADRANGLE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Oxford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 51695 06083

Details

MERTON COLLEGE 1. 1485 Front Quadrangle Chapel (to North-West of Front Quadrangle) SP 5106 SE 9/480B 12.1.54. I 2. The pre-existing church of St John Baptist served as chapel in 1274. Choir of new chapel built 1290-24 in Wheatley stone with some from Iffley and Cowley; contains notable stained glass of circa 1300. In 1330-35 the crossing was built and in 1368 the South transept, the windows of this being altered in C15. North transept, 1419-25. Bell-Tower built in 1448-51 in Headington and Taynton stone, Robert Jannyngs being the mason until 1449. West window is late C15. Chapel restored by Edward Blore, 1838-43 and again by Butterfield in 1854. The whole re-faced 1970-1.

Listing NGR: SP5168006079

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
245012
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Apr 2003
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