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?

Why Jericho still has such a mix of houses?

Jericho’s intriguing mix of housing today owes a lot, to the Residents’ Association in the 1960s and 1970s which together with the then Vicar and some local councillors resisted plans to bulldoze the whole area and turn it over to offices and light industrial use.

What kind of households we have?

According the to 2011 Census, almost half of Jericho households – 46% – consisted of only one person, 24% consisted of couples with or without children, 7% were student households, and 11% were other multi-person households, while 6% were single-parent households.

Diary

Jericho Health Walk

Thursday 19 July - 1:30 PM

Jericho Health Centre

My Jericho - coffee, cake and conversation

Richard Dick Chairman Lucy Group -- The Eagle Works

Wednesday 12 September - 5:45 PM

Jericho Community Centre