Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Oxford - New College Lane ...

... the Hawksmoor Towers of All Souls College,
 twin creamy-white neo-gothic towers
as viewed from Queen's Lane ...
  
... weathered Oxford logo ...
     
... on a vintage Oxford lamp post in the corner,
where New College Lane becomes Queen's Lane ...
     
... 'mind your head' entrance, New College -
west range Great Quadrangle ...
  
... Hertford College, bridge over New College Lane (1903-1914)
 by Sir Thomas Jackson 
Famous and popular "landmark" in Oxford.
'Bridge of Sighs' type, but arched over the lane ...
britishlistedbuildings.co.uk ... 
... (the Sheldonian Theatre in distance) ...
  
... eastern end of New College Lane the entrance to New College ...
... Oxford University graduates in academic dress ...
  
by en.wikipedia.org
... academic dress is still worn very often in Oxford ...
  
... the bridge links together the Old and New Quadrangles
of Hertford College ... (view down New College Lane)
   
 by en.wikipedia.org
... the lane has several sharp bends following
 the boundaries of the surrounding colleges ...
... In 2010, New College Lane was named Britain's
 fourth most picturesque street, as part of
Google's Street View Awards ...

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