Daubeny Building, Magdalen College, Oxford: detail of the bedspace in one of the studio flats
|Architect/Designer||Harrison, Thomas (1744-1829)|
|Townesend, William (1676-1739)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 793 Magdalen (MC III.19)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Flats ; Conversion of buildings ; Student hostels ; Bedrooms ; University buildings ; Beds ; Libraries|
NOTES: The Daubeny Building was part of a new quadrangle intended for Magdalen College designed by William Townesend in 1733. It was left incomplete at his death, and later refaced in 1826 by Thomas Harrison. It was added to in 1848, 1902 and in 1910 with a wing called The Vines. Originally laboratories, it was converted into bedsitters and a library in 1974 by Ivor Smith and Cailey Hutton.
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