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‎”With the exceptions of the top-lit centrally planned Roman Catholic church of the Holy Rood in Abingdon Road, it is hard to think of a single public building of any distinction in Oxford, outside the University, dating from the first three post-war decades: an indictment all the worse for the fact that these decades saw a level of prosperity unmatched in any earlier period of English history. Fortunately, economic recession and public revulsion against the worst architectural excesses intervened before more damage could be done.”

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