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Travel Photos...Oxford, Page One
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The Radcliffe Camera is a good place to start our tour of Oxford. It was designed by James Gibbs in the English Palladian style, and was built in 1737–1749 to house the Radcliffe Science Library.

All Souls College Quad is on the right.

The Covered Market.

Opposite a shop called 'Nothing' is one called 'Next to Nothing'. Quite logical.

The Carfax Tower is all that remains of the13th century St. Martin's Church. Apparently, the name Carfax derives from the French word carrefour, or cross roads.

Now I know why all the Carrefour department stores I have visited in France were situated on cross roads. The Internet is a source of higher learning.

That arch in the centre of the photo looks remarably like the Venetian Bridge of Sighs. No canal in sight, though.
The University Church of St Mary the VIrgin. Below is a quote from Wikipedia:

"In the early days of Oxford University, the church was adopted as the first building of the university, congregation met there from at least 1252, and by the early 13th century it was the seat of university government and was used for lectures and the award of degrees. Around 1320 a two storey building was added to the north side of the chancel — the ground floor (now the Vaults cafe) became the "convocation" house used by university parliament, and the upper storey housed books bequeathed by Thomas Cobham, Bishop of Worcester, which formed the first university library."

The Bodleian Library Quad.
Corpus Christi was closed to visitors on the day we were at Oxford. This is just a glimpse of it from the front entrance.

Please see the second page of Oxford photos for views of Balliol and Christ Church, the two Colleges open on that day.