Woodstock Road, Oxford

Woodstock Road, looking south near the former Radcliffe Infirmary.
The southern end of Woodstock Road (left) Banbury Road (right) from the north end of St Giles'.
St Antony's College on the Woodstock Road.
The Gatehouse (demolished 2014) of St Anne's College, formerly the entrance to the college, on Woodstock Road.
The Andrew Wiles Building on Woodstock Road, viewed from St Anne's College
Belsyre Court, a 1936 Grade II listed apartment block, on Woodstock Road.

Woodstock Road is a major road in Oxford, England, running from St Giles' to the south, north towards Woodstock through the leafy suburb of North Oxford.[1] To the east is Banbury Road, which it meets at the junction with St Giles'.


At the southern end, just north of Little Clarendon Street, is the Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga and Somerville College. Opposite Little Clarendon Street is St Giles' Church, built in 1120 and consecrated in 1200. Further north are Green Templeton College, St Anne's College and St Antony's College. Also on Woodstock Road is St Philip and St James Church, now the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS) and St. Edward's School which is a prominent feature halfway down the Woodstock Road. Woodstock Road Baptist Church is an evangelical church on the corner with Beech Croft Road.[2] Jack FM and Jack 2, local radio broadcasters covering Oxfordshire, are based at 270 Woodstock Road, along with the local TV channel SIX TV.

The road is classified A4144.

Notable residentsEdit

Former residents include:[3]

Adjoining roads in North OxfordEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Hinchcliffe, Tanis (1992). North Oxford. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-05184-0.[page needed]
  2. ^ Woodstock Road Baptist Church, Oxford, England.
  3. ^ "Woodstock Road". Kelly's Directory of Oxford (68th ed.). Kingston-upon-Thames: Kelly's Directories. 1976. pp. 481–484.
  4. ^ "Rowan Atkinson, Desert Island Discs - BBC Radio 4". BBC. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.some.ox.ac.uk/news/blue-plaque-unveiled-honouring-dorothy-hodgkin-1910-1994/

Coordinates: 51°47′00″N 1°16′31″W / 51.78335°N 1.27527°W / 51.78335; -1.27527