Norham Manor

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Norham Manor
Bradmore Road, Oxford.JPG
View north along Bradmore Road from the junction with Norham Gardens in Norham Manor.
Norham Manor is located in Oxford
Norham Manor
Norham Manor
Norham Manor is located in Oxfordshire
Norham Manor
Norham Manor
Location within Oxfordshire
OS grid referenceSP514075
Civil parish
  • unparished
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townOxford
Postcode districtOX2
Dialling code01865
PoliceThames Valley
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
WebsiteOxford City Council
List of places
51°45′54″N 1°15′25″W / 51.765°N 1.257°W / 51.765; -1.257Coordinates: 51°45′54″N 1°15′25″W / 51.765°N 1.257°W / 51.765; -1.257

The Norham Manor estate is a residential suburb in Oxford, England. It is part of central North Oxford.[1] To the north is Park Town with its crescents, to the east is the River Cherwell, to the south are the University Parks and to the west is Walton Manor, on the other side of Banbury Road.

The architect William Wilkinson laid out the estate in the 1860s[2][3] on land owned by St John's College, Oxford. The houses are large Victorian villas, many in Italianate and Gothic Revival styles. Wilkinson himself designed several of them, notably in Norham Gardens (built 1860–70).[4] Others were designed by Charles Buckeridge (built 1862–66)[4] and Frederick Codd.

Lady Margaret Hall, one of the University of Oxford's formerly women-only colleges, lies to the east of Norham Manor at the end of Norham Gardens and on the River Cherwell. Further north is the Dragon School, a private preparatory school.

As of 2006, Kellogg College moved to Norham Manor. The college houses its administrative offices at 62 Banbury Road.[5][6]


  1. ^ Symonds, Ann Spokes (1997). The Changing Faces of North Oxford. Book One. Robert Boyd Publications. ISBN 1 899536 25 6.
  2. ^ Tyack, 1998, pages 234–235
  3. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner, 1974, page 317
  4. ^ a b Sherwood & Pevsner, 1974, page 318
  5. ^ Kellogg College: About Kellogg College, Kellogg College, Oxford, UK.
  6. ^ Kellogg College: News, Kellogg College, Oxford, UK.

Sources and further reading[edit]

Eleanor Chance; Christina Colvin; Janet Cooper; C.J. Day; T.G. Hassall; Nesta Selwyn (1979). Crossley, Alan; Elrington, C.R. (eds.). Victoria County History: A History of the County of Oxford, Volume 4.