CENTRAL HALL SEVERELY DAMAGED, BOOKS SAVED Serious damage was caused by a fire which occurred at Heythrop Jesuit College, Oxon, last week. The large central hall of the main building was involved. and a considerable portion of the roof, including the handsome domed structure, was destroyed. The library is close to the ball, but the books were saved, those of the greatest value being removed by students, police and other helpers. The fire was discovered by the butler, Mr. Piarick Gunnigal, in the roof, about 50 or 60 feel from the ground, and it is thought that possibly the outbreak might have been caused by the sun, shining through the glass dome.. Firemen and police from Chipping Norton were quickly on the scene, and Banbury and. Oxford N.F.S. arrived later. The efforts of the firemen were successful in 'confining the fire to the portion of the building in which it origina led.
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Fire at Heythrap College
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