ABOUT JERICHO - CONSERVATION

Conservation

Jericho has a number of architecturally significant buildings and is now a conservation area

Fig. 1:   The campanile of St. Barnabas rises above typical Jericho houses. This Italianate tower was built in 1872, and re-roofed in 1893.

1970s renewal in Jericho

Published - Oct 15 2013

In a chapter in his 1977 book, the Erosion of Oxford, Professor James Stevens Curl assessed the 1970s redevelopment of Jericho.

Cranham street, showing the distinctive Gothic windows.

Jericho to be a conservation area

Published - Jan 23 2013

Paul Hornby reports on moves to protect a unique district

Outlined in red is the Jericho Conservation Area. Note that some houses in Walton Street and elsewhere were already part of existing neighbouring conservation areas.

Jericho conservation area

Published - Jan 19 2013

Restrictions on permitted development

Outlined in red is the Jericho Conservation Area. Note that some houses in Walton Street and elsewhere were already part of existing neighbouring conservation areas.

Jericho conservation area

Published - Jan 18 2013

Restrictions on permitted development

Illustration: Liza Picard

Conservation area starts to bite

Published - May 04 2011

Preserving Jericho’s character

A final opportunity to preserve

Published - Nov 04 2010

Conservation area proposed

Cranham Street pictured strangely carless. The corner building on the right was formerly a local bakery. A conservation area is concerned not just with individual buildings but also the spaces between, and the various views.

Pressure to preserve

Published - May 01 2010

Conservation area progress

A conservation area would aim to maintain the character of Jericho

Conservation, carrots and sticks

Published - Nov 06 2009

At some point Jericho will become a conservation area. A public meeting in July considered the implications and a possible timeline.

A disappearing culture

Published - Jun 06 2009

Losing our industrial heritage

Cranham street, showing the distinctive Gothic windows.

Jericho to be a conservation area

Published - Jun 03 2009

Moves to protect a unique district

Did you know?

How many people live in Jericho?

In 2011 Jericho had a population of 1,400 residents living in households.  There are no communal establishment residents. There has been little change in the total number of residents since 2001.

Why Juxon Street?

Juxon Street is named after William Juxon, President of St John’s College from 1621-33.

Diary

Jericho Oxclean

Sat 03 Mar - 10.00 am

Jericho Community Centre

My Jericho

Michel Sadones, Landlord, Old Bookbinders

Wednesday 24 January - 5:45 PM

Jericho Community Centre

St Sepulchre’s Garden Group

Tuesday 13 February - 10:00 AM

St. Sepulchre's cemetary

JCA monthly meeting

Monday 12 February - 8:00 PM

Community Centre