SP5106 : Carved panel above Merton College entrance

taken 7 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Carved panel above Merton College entrance
Carved panel above Merton College entrance
15th-century relief carving, reset into C19 gatehouse, showing the college patron, St. John the Baptist, and its founder, Walter de Merton (wearing a bishop's mitre) in the wilderness, with assorted plants and animals, including unicorn, sheep and rabbits in burrows below.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 July, 2010
Category
Stone carvings   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 517 061 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.0836N 1:15.1222W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 517 061
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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