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
<p>Former boys school, now School Court</p>
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 place that now houses Estia Wellspace
<p>The building when occupied by a furniture workshop</p>
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?

Margaret Thatcher used to live here?

In her Oxford days, she lived at 12 Richmond Road. It is alleged she shared the house with two red-hot communists who lived on a diet of sausages. This may account for her later views on socialists and known dislike of sausages.

Where we work?

According to the 2001 Census, in Jericho 28% of those working were self-employed, while 18% worked part time. Around 20% were in higher professional occupations compared with 14% for Oxford. We also tend to work nearby: 72% of people worked within five kilometres of their home; 18% went to work on foot, 13% by car and 6% by bike

Diary

Come and sing Stainer’s Crucifixion Sat 02 Mar - 2.00 pm
St Barnabas Church
Haydn: The Seven Last Words Sat 02 Mar - 7.30 pm
Worcester College Chapel
St Sepulchre’s Garden Group Caring for Jericho's most peaceful space
Tuesday 12 March - 10:00 AM
St. Sepulchre's cemetary

MY JERICHO
Next meeting
Being a vicar in a strange world
Fr Christopher Woods Thu 7 Mar - 6:30pm
At: St Barnabas Church