OBR Research & Reports

Completed reports

The OBR has produced research reports on many buildings in the county of Oxfordshire, as indicated on the map below. More details are available to members in the members area.

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OBR295 Brasenose College Squash Court, Oxford A rare pre-war double, free-standing squash court building.

OBR106 St Lukes Church, Canning Crescent The objectives of this survey were to understand the extent to which the church had been built to the submitted designs, the subsequent changes and their dates, and to record any features of the building likely to be lost following planned renovations and extensions.

OBR60 West End Report OBR's study of the historic built environment of the West End of Oxford.

OBR20 Rowstock Barns Two field barns at Rowstock.

OBR44 Queens Row, Wantage A terrace of cottages in Wantage.

OBR68 Shaven Crown, Shipton-under-Wychwood Public House.

Descriptions of a number of Abingdon buildings researched by OBR members are available as non-OBR reports on the Abingdon Historic Buildings site.


Springview – OBR's recording project open to all

Springview 2010 was a recording project to create a comparative visual survey of the buildings of towns and villages across Oxfordshire.

Springview Introduction







Oxford Gown

Oxford Jericho

Stanton Harcourt

South Leigh




OBR travelling exhibition

Download a medium resolution copy of the OBR exhibition panels which have been exhibited at museums around Oxfordshire