Clarendon Building, Broad Street, Oxford: framed view of the courtyard facade from the gated entrance to the Bodleian Library

RIBApix ref no RIBA50769
Architect/DesignerHawksmoor, Nicholas (1661-1736)
Artist/PhotographerDe Wolfe, Ivy
CountryUK: England
CityOxford
Subject Date1713
Image Date1962
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference33721/7 (IDW B2/62)
OrientationSquare
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Erected for the University Press in 1711-1713 from the royalties of Lord Clarendon's 'History of the Great Rebellion', this building housed the press until 1832 and was more commonly known as the 'Printing House'. Latterly, it is occupied by the offices of the University Registrar and University Chest.

Subject tags

University buildings, arches, entrances, decorative ironwork, gates, columns, printing works, pediments