Thursday, January 6, 2011

Oxford City Bus ...

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... route map Linton Road / Magdalen Street ... 

... Oxford City Bus - Banbury Road, 
a major arterial road in Oxford ...
   
... City2 timetable ...
   
by oxfordbus.co.uk - official site 
... we're all about Oxford ...

 just north of the original north gate in the city walls ..
by en.wikipedia.org
... a Saxon wooden church stood here a thousand years ago,  
 but this was burnt down in 1074 ...
   
... the overgrown churchyard of St. Mary Magdalen,
 an island of stillness amid the noise and rush 
of Oxford's city centre  ...
source: stmarymagdalenoxford.org.uk
   
... gold Oxford City Council logo
on a nicely weathered cast iron litter bin ...
      
... Oxford was first occupied in Saxontimes, and was initially
 known as "Oxenaforda", meaning "Ford of the Ox"; 
fords being more commonly used than bridges at that time ...
source: en.wikipedia.org

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