Thursday, December 16, 2010

Oxford - Christ Church and Christ Church Meadows ...

... map Christ Church College ...
  
... entrance Christ Church and Tom Tower
by en.wikipedia.org 
... is a bell tower in Oxford named for its bell, Great Tom ...
  
... ceiling under Tom Tower ...
  
... Tom Quad, Christ Church Cathedral and Great Hall ...
  
"... boys enjoy themselves hugely.  They are cherished,
inspired and encouraged ..." - Good Schools Guide
     
... Christ Church Great Hall and wall from Christ Church Meadow ...
  
... Christ Church Meadow -  College garden ... 
   
... a view of the Great Tower, Magdalen College, from 
the north eastern edge of the Christ Church Meadow,
near its border with the Oxford Botanic Garden ...
  
... Merton College from across the Christ Church Meadow ...
  
... Cherwell River curve by the Botanical Gardens ... 
 
     ... The Meadow is open to the public until dusk each day, 
and provides opportunities for picnics and river walks ...
source: Christ Church

... view from the path by the River Cherwell across to 
Christ Church Cathedral spire and associated buildings ...
     
... view from the meadow, looking across the sports
fields towards Christ Church ...
  
… Dead Man's Walk Merton Field, Merton College
 and Chapel Tower from the cricket oval …
  
... entrance screen to Christ Church Meadows,
Rose Lane (19th century)
Screen of tall cast-iron spears. Central double
Gates with small singled on either side ...
source: britishlistedbuildings.co.uk

by en.wikipedia.org
... is a famous flood-meadow, and popular walking
and picnic spot in Oxford ...
  
by en.wikipedia.org
... is a street in central Oxford.
It is named after the obscure Saint Aldate,
although it has also been suggested that
the name is a corruption of 'old gate', referring
 to the south gate in the former city walls ....

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