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Blue Boar Quadrangle

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Location type: School
Location address: United Kingdom, Oxford
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The Blue Boar Quadrangle is a quadrangle at the University of Oxford’s Christ Church. It was designed by Hidalgo Moya and Philip Powell, and built between 1965 and 1968. The quadrangle has been described as “One of the best buildings of its kind during the expansion of higher education” by Lord McIntosh of Haringey, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport. The quadrangle has held the classification of Grade II* listed building since 17 October 2006, a status shared by only 20,000 other structures in the country due to the unique nature of its 1960s architecture. Blue Boar underwent a substantial renovation from 2007-8, resulting in the conversion of all rooms to modern en-suites.

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