SP5206 : Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, script on mihrab

taken 4 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, script on mihrab
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, script on mihrab
Arabic calligraphic script on the marble around the mihrab in the mosque.
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies was established in 1985 and is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. Its new premises on the Marston Road are being built slowly, 11 years so far. The building is in stone rather than steel and cement. There is substantial detailed decoration in traditional Islamic style. The site includes a mosque with minaret.
Oxford Open Doors :: SP5107
Oxford Open Doors is an annual event organised by Oxford Preservation Trust with the support of the University of Oxford and many other Oxford organisations who open buildings to the public free of charge.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Educational sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5282 0658 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.3256N 1:14.1707W
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Lettering  University of Oxford  Islamic Study Centre  Mosque 

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