List of Famous Oxford Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Oxford Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Oxford skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Oxford architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Oxford are included on this list. Information about these Oxford buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Oxford and older historic landmarks.

List includes Blenheim Palace, Andover Public Library Central Library and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Oxford?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Oxford. Famous architectural houses within the city of Oxford are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    Ammadelle

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    Ammadelle
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    Ammadelle, in Oxford, Mississippi is an Italianate mansion that was designed by Calvert Vaux, and built by Thomas E. B. Pegues. Final details were incomplete when the American Civil War started, and the missing details were never finished. It is a red brick building with white Italianate trim and black ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Mississippi, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1859
    • Architect: Calvert Vaux
    • Created By: Calvert Vaux
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    ARCO Building

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    • City/Town: Keble College, Oxford campus, England
    • Opened: Jan 01 1995
    • Architect: Rick Mather
    • Created By: Rick Mather
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    Barnaby House

    Barnaby House is a historic home in Oxford, Talbot County, Maryland, United States. It is a 1 ¹⁄₂-story, side-hall / double-pile frame house erected in 1770. It features a steeply pitched wood shingle roof marked by two shed-roofed dormers and a single-story brick-ended kitchen wing. It is one of only ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Maryland, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1770
    • Style: American Colonial
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    Barnard Observatory

    Barnard Observatory was a U.S. astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. Completed in 1859, it was part of the astronomy focus that chancellor Frederick A.P. Barnard had for the school. Due to the outbreak of the Civil War, though, the purchase of ...more

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    • City/Town: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1857
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Bodleian Library

    The Bodleian Library, the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain is second in size only to the British Library with over 11 million items. Known to Oxford scholars as "Bodley" or simply "the Bod", under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, England
    • Opened: Nov 08 1602
    • Architect: Giles Gilbert Scott
    • Created By: Giles Gilbert Scott
    • Style: English Gothic architecture
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    Central Orphanage

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    • City/Town: Oxford, North Carolina, USA
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    Clara Barton Homestead

    The Clara Barton Homestead, also known as the Clara Barton Birthplace Museum, is a historic house museum at 60 Clara Barton Road in Oxford, Massachusetts. The museum celebrates the life and activities of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. She was born in this modest farmhouse, which was ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
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    The Clarendon Building is an early 18th-century neoclassical building of the University of Oxford. It is in Broad Street, Oxford, England, next to the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre and near the centre of the city. It was built between 1711 and 1715 and is now a Grade I listed buildingmore

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    • City/Town: United Kingdom
    • Architect: Nicholas Hawksmoor
    • Created By: Nicholas Hawksmoor
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    Corpus Christi College, Oxford
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    Corpus Christi College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1517, it is the 12th oldest college in Oxford, with an estimated financial endowment of £88m as of 2012. The college, situated on Merton Street between Merton College and Oriel ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, England
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    Dr. William S. Alexander House

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    Dr. William S. Alexander House is a registered historic building in Oxford, Ohio, listed in the National Register on 1987-03-18.more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Ohio, USA
    • Style: Greek Revival, Italianate architecture
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    Dudley Snow House

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Alabama, USA
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    Elias Kumler House

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    Elias Kumler House
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    The Elias Kumler House is a historic residence in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Constructed in the 1850s, it was originally the home of Elias Kumler, who held large influence at multiple educational institutions in Oxford. The house has been continuously used for residential purposes, and it has been ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1856
    • Style: Gothic Revival architecture
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    Granville County Courthouse

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    • City/Town: Oxford, North Carolina, USA
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Hayward Extension

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    • City/Town: Keble College, Oxford campus, England
    • Created By: Ahrends Burton and Koralek
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    Headington Hill Hall

    Headington Hill Hall stands on Headington Hill in the east of Oxford, England. It was built in 1824 for the Morrell family, local brewers, and was extended between 1856 and 1858, by James Morrell junior who built an Italianate mansion, designed by architect John Thomas. The family remained in residence ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, England
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    Henry Maltby House

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    Henry Maltby House
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    The Henry Maltby House was a historic house near the campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Built in the 1850s, it was once home to a prominent minister in the community. Important partly for its architecture, it was eventually relegated to student housing before being demolished.more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1852
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Herron Gymnasium
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    Herron Gymnasium was a registered historic building in Oxford, Ohio, listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 1979-11-29. It was demolished in 1984 for parking.more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Ohio, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1897
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Revival architecture
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    Holywell Music Room

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    Holywell Music Room
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    The Holywell Music Room is the city of Oxford's chamber music hall, situated in Holywell Street in the city centre, is part of Wadham College. It is said to be the oldest purpose-built music room in Europe, and hence Britain's first concert hall. It was built in 1748, designed by Dr Thomas Camplin, the ...more

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    • City/Town: United Kingdom
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    Isom Place

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Mississippi, USA
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    Lafayette County Courthouse

    The Lafayette County Courthouse is located in Oxford, Mississippi and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed in 1840. The Courthouse currently houses several judicial courtrooms and related offices, including the Third Circuit Judicial District Court, and the Third ...more

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    • City/Town: Oxford, Mississippi, USA
    • Style: Greek Revival, Italianate architecture
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