Wolfson & Rayne, St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK

Howell Killick Partridge & Amis
Date Built
1960 - 1969
Banbury Road
The Pevsner Guide to Oxford says that Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis designed six identical concrete blocks east of the rest of the college close to the Banbury Road.  Only two of the blocks were built.  They can be glimpsed through a gate in the wall beside the Banbury Road.  The blocks are named Wolfson and Rayne.

The Guide describes them as, "... gently convex to E and W and have, above the recessed glazed  ground floor, three storeys.  Each window is boxed-out, the surround canted .... it is a bit of a mannerism.  The structure is of brick.  The pre-cast concrete dressings are of a granite aggregate.  The staircase towers in contrast show the rough marks of concrete shuttering.  The towers project semicircularly in the middle of the short N and S sides.  They rise above the rest and are cleft vertically by recessed glass."

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