Basic Site Details

Name: Balliol College Chapel
Town, district or village: Oxford
City or county: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Burnet's scheme superseded an earlier one by Sir Thomas Graham Jackson.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Chapel(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419161920 Proposed refurnishing - not executed
Item 2 of 4July 1916  First proposals
Item 3 of 41918  Further proposals
Item 4 of 41920  Reduced scheme


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2(Sir) John James BurnetArchitect 19161920 
Item 2 of 2(Sir) Walter John TapperArchitect 1925 Superseded Burnet when scheme became war memorial


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Frampton, George, SirIntroduced Burnet to the Masters of the College
Item 2 of 2Younger, Robert, Sir - of the brewing familyWas to meet part of the cost


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Bailliol College Chapel2001The disastrous deformation of Butterfield: Bailliol College Chapel in the twentieth centuryv44Architectural History, p283-292 
Item 2 of 2RSA1925   707