ABOUT JERICHO - LANDMARKS

Jericho landmarks

Jericho has many distinctive features - old and new. Here is a selection.

A functional building that offers ample space for two health practices

Jericho Health Centre

Published - Mar 14 2016

New Radcliffe House

Benefactor Leonard Blavatnik wanted a 'bold' design

Blavatnik School of Government

Published - Feb 02 2016

Oxford's most striking new building

Artist's impression of the proposed development. To the left is the boatyard, above which is the hall of the community centre.

Jericho Wharf

Published - Jun 17 2015

A remarkable community initiative

The entrance to the old monastery, the Carmelite gate in Walton Street

Worcester College

Published - Jun 01 2015

Founded in 1714 on the site of a former monastery.

Oxford University Press frontage on Walton Street

Oxford University Press

Published - May 29 2015

Jericho's largest and most distinguished employer

St Sepulchre's,cemetary

St Sepulchre’s cemetery

Published - Jan 16 2013

A quiet sanctuary

Orthodox Synagogue, before the 2004 renovation

Oxford Synagogue

Published - Jan 16 2013

A dramatic renovation

St Barnabas Church

St Barnabas Church

Published - Jan 16 2013

Jericho's most distinctive landmark

St. Paul's Church, now Freud's cafe

St Paul’s Church (Freud’s)

Published - Dec 26 2012

A distinctive building on Walton Street, now a cafe and arts venue

Jericho Tavern, Walton Street

Jericho Tavern

Published - Dec 26 2012

Jericho's first landmark

St. Barnabas School, Hart Street

St Barnabas School

Published - Dec 26 2012

One of the city's most successful schools

Baptist Chapel, Albert Street

Baptist Chapel

Published - Dec 26 2012

The only non-conformist chapel in Jericho which is still in use.

Jericho is almost at the end of the Oxford Canal

Oxford canal

Published - Dec 25 2012

The canal is one of Jericho's most attractive amenities.

Did you know?

Where the name Jericho comes from?

The name Jericho is probably taken from the parable of the Good Samaritan. Traditionally the name was given to places where travellers who arrived after the town gates had closed at sunset could find lodgings overnight.

Who has a car?

According to the 2001 Census, only 47% of Jericho households have a car compared with 67% for Oxford as a whole.

Diary

Cancer support tea and cakes

Sat 29 Sep - 3.00 pm

Jericho Community Centre

My Jericho - coffee, cake and conversation


The Synagogue -- Tour and talk*

Wednesday 26 September - 5:45 PM

Oxford Synagogue

JCA monthly meeting

Monday 12 November - 8:00 PM

Community Centre