ABOUT JERICHO - LANDMARKS

Jericho landmarks

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

Jericho Health Centre
New Radcliffe House
A functional building that offers ample space for two health practices
Mar 14 2016
Blavatnik School of Government
Oxford's most striking new building
Benefactor Leonard Blavatnik wanted a 'bold' design
Feb 02 2016

Jericho Wharf
A remarkable community initiative
Artist's impression of the proposed development. To the left is the boatyard, above which is the hall of the community centre.
Jun 17 2015
Worcester College
Founded in 1714 on the site of a former monastery.
The entrance to the old monastery, the Carmelite gate in Walton Street
Jun 01 2015

Oxford University Press
Jericho's largest and most distinguished employer
Oxford University Press frontage on Walton Street
May 29 2015
St Sepulchre’s cemetery
A quiet sanctuary
St Sepulchre's,cemetary
Jan 16 2013

Oxford Synagogue
A dramatic renovation
Orthodox Synagogue, before the 2004 renovation
Jan 16 2013
St Barnabas Church
Jericho's most distinctive landmark
St Barnabas Church
Jan 16 2013

St Paul’s Church (Freud’s)
A distinctive building on Walton Street, now a cafe and arts venue
St. Paul's Church, now Freud's cafe
Dec 26 2012
Jericho Tavern
Jericho's first landmark
Jericho Tavern, Walton Street
Dec 26 2012

St Barnabas School
One of the city's most successful schools
St. Barnabas School, Hart Street
Dec 26 2012
Baptist Chapel
The only non-conformist chapel in Jericho which is still in use.
Baptist Chapel, Albert Street
Dec 26 2012

Oxford canal
The canal is one of Jericho's most attractive amenities.
Jericho is almost at the end of the Oxford Canal
Dec 25 2012

Did you know?

How religious we are?

In the 2001 Census, some 50% of Jericho residents said they were Christian, 2.2% Muslim, 1.9% Buddhist and 1.2% professed other religions, while 34% of people said they had no religion. In Oxford as a whole the proportion with no religion was 24%.

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

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Dance for Kids—Half-term workshop Tue 19 Feb - 3.00 pm
Community Centre

MY JERICHO
Next meeting
Mark Damazer

Former MD of Radio 4, Master of St Peters College


Wed 20 Feb - 5.45pm
At: Community Centre
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Jericho Community Boatyard
Susanna Pressel
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Jericho Health Walk
Thursday 21 February - 1:30 PM
Jericho Health Centre
St Sepulchre’s Garden Group Wednesday 27 February - 10:00 AM
St. Sepulchre's cemetary