SP5106 : Sheldonian Theatre from New College Lane

taken 10 months ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Sheldonian Theatre from New College Lane
Sheldonian Theatre from New College Lane
The arch over the top of the picture, the Bridge of Sighs, links two sections of Hertford College.
To the left of the cupola'd Sheldonian are the buildings of the Bodleian Library.
University of Oxford
The second-oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096.

Most undergraduate teaching at Oxford is organised around weekly tutorials at self-governing colleges and halls, supported by classes, lectures and laboratory work organised by University faculties and departments, the university is spread around the city.

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The Bodleian Library
The Bodleian Library the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain is second in size only to the British Library with over 11 million items. Known to Oxford scholars as "Bodley" or simply "the Bod", under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom and under Irish Law it is entitled to request a copy of each book published in the Republic of Ireland. The Bodleian operates principally as a reference library and in general documents may not be removed from the reading rooms.
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Hertford College
Hertford College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. It is located on Catte Street in the centre of Oxford, directly opposite the main gate to the Bodleian Library. The College is known for its iconic bridge, the Bridge of Sighs.
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Bridge of Sighs
Hertford Bridge, popularly known as the Bridge of Sighs, is a skyway joining two parts of Hertford College over New College Lane. Its distinctive design makes it a city landmark. Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
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Friday, 5 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
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Educational sites  City, Town centre 
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Hertford College Oxford 
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