117 High Street, College Farm

  • Map showing farmyard ownerships
  • Map showing All Souls ownership of the land which is now Friday Lane. Photo: © The Warden and Fellows of All Souls College, Oxford. Terms of use: All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce images, including online, must be obtained from the Librarian at the Codrington Library, All Souls College, Oxford.
  • c. 1928 postcard.
  • Sketch of College Farm
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Information on College Farm

This is marked on a map of 1593. Photo: © The Warden and Fellows of All Souls College, Oxford. Terms of use: All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce images, including online, must be obtained from the Librarian at the Codrington Library, All Souls College, Oxford.  

It appears to have been rebuilt in the seventeenth or eighteenth century, believed to have been in 1768. Thomas James Robbins, son of James Robbins, was living here in 1891, 1901 and 1911 and it was in the attic here that James Robbins’ notebooks were found. Later it was the home of William Tombs, one of the pioneers of Local Government in Wheatley.

Sketch of College Farm by H S Drake included in Margaret Rosenthal's booklet on the Robbins notebooks, see record 1961.

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