ABOUT JERICHO - HOUSES

Distinctive houses

Many of Jericho's houses have been converted from different types of building. Here are some of these.

School Court
Former boys'school
Former boys school, now School Court
Dec 26 2012
23 Albert Street
Used to be the Baker's Arms
Jul 02 2000

24 Great Clarendon Street
Former shop
Sep 03 1999
No. 6 King Street
The building that now houses Art Jericho
The building when occupied by a furniture workshop
Mar 02 1999

No. 35 Albert Street
Former School
Nov 02 1998
27 Cranham Street
Former Wesleyan Chapel
Feb 03 1998

Mutton Yard
Originally part of a slaughterhouse
Oct 04 1997
No 1 King Street
Former grain store
Oct 02 1996

Did you know?

Who owns the houses?

In Jericho in 2011, only 21% of households were owner occupiers. Instead, many more people rented their homes: 58% from private landlords and 20% from ‘social’ landlords, mostly the City Council.

What St Barnabas Church cost to build?

Thomas Combe the Superin­tendent of OUP and it was he who commissioned and paid for the construc­tion of the church in 1869 at a cost of £6,492. All the interior fittings were provided for about £900. The campanile was erected in 1872 for £800.

Diary

Fairtrade Tea & Biscuits Sat 26 Jan - 3.30 pm Community Centre
St Sepulchre’s Garden Group Wednesday 23 January - 10:00 AM
St. Sepulchre's cemetary

MY JERICHO
Lady Margaret Hall*

Guided tour by college President Alan Rusbridger

Wed 23 Jan - 3:30pm
Lady Margaret Hall
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