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.
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 shutters. It was designed in an irregular plan by Calvert Vaux, an architect who had moved to America in 1850 to work with Andrew Jackson Downing and would later work with Frederick Law Olmsted. Vaux was 34 years old, and working independently after Downing's death, when he prepared plans for Ammadelle in 1857. That Vaux thought Ammadelle was one of his best works is suggested by his inclusion ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Oxford, Mississippi, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1859
Architect: Calvert Vaux
Created By: Calvert Vaux
Style: Italianate architecture
City/Town: Keble College, Oxford campus, England
Opened: Jan 01 1995
Architect: Rick Mather
Architecture Firm: Rick Mather Architects
Created By: Rick Mather
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 three 18th-century buildings remaining in Oxford. Barnaby House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: Oxford, Maryland, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1770
Style: American Colonial
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 the observatory's telescopes were put on hold. Today the observatory houses the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, and the university's astronomers use Kennon Observatory. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA
Opened: Jan 01 1857
Style: Greek Revival