SP5206 : Magdalen Bridge, Oxford

taken 6 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

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Magdalen Bridge, Oxford
Magdalen Bridge, Oxford
Magdalen Bridge - above - carries High Street traffic towards a busy junction and roundabout known as The Plain. Behind the photographer a boat hire company rents out punts and rowing boats during 'the season'. On the opposite bank of the River Cherwell is Angel and Greyhound Meadow (a.k.a. Angel Meadow). This is a flood-meadow that derives its name from the former Angel and Greyhound coaching inns in High Street, for which this 'green space' served as a grazing pasture for horses. There is now a pub named in nearby St Clement's Street called "The Angel & Greyhound; an interesting example of an inn named after a meadow that was named after two inns. Because it is low-lying it is often partially or completely flooded during February/March.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5212 0611 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.0760N 1:14.7833W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5212 0613
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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