SP5105 : Brasenose College and Exeter College Boathouse

taken 10 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Brasenose College and Exeter College Boathouse
Brasenose College and Exeter College Boathouse
Brasenose College :: SP5106

Brasenose College (in full: The King's Hall and College of Brasenose, abbreviated BNC) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1509, with the College library and current chapel added in the mid-seventeenth century. The College's New Quadrangle was completed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with additional residence areas completed in the 1960s and 1970s.
Brasenose is home to one of the oldest rowing clubs in the world, Brasenose College Boat Club.
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Exeter College :: SP5106

Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England and the fourth oldest college of the University.
The college is located on Turl Street, where it was originally founded in 1314 by Devon-born Walter de Stapeldon, Bishop of Exeter, as a school to educate clergymen. From its foundation Exeter was popular with the sons of the Devonshire gentry and has been associated with a number of notable people, including the novelist J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Oxford University Boathouses

The Colleges have their boathouses on the River Thames (Isis). Most are located on an island where the River Cherwell meets the Thames. Below is a list of College rowing clubs, with dates of their founding.
Oxford University Boat Club 1839
Oxford University Women's Boat Club 1927
Oxford University Lightweight Rowing Club 1975
Oxford University Women's Lightweight Rowing Club
Balliol College Boat Club 1840
Brasenose College Boat Club 1815
Christ Church Boat Club 1817
Corpus Christi College Boat Club 1858
Exeter College Boat Club 1823
Green Templeton Boat Club 2008
Hertford College Boat Club 1875
Jesus College Boat Club 1815
Keble College Boat Club 1870
Lady Margaret Hall Boat Club
Linacre College Boat Club 1969
Lincoln College Boat Club
Magdalen College Boat Club 1859
Mansfield College Boat Club 1965
Merton College Boat Club 1838
New College Boat Club 1840
Oriel College Boat Club
Osler House Boat Club 1839
Pembroke College Boat Club 1842
The Queen's College Boat Club 1839
Regent's Park College Boat Club 1839
Somerville College Boat Club
St Anne's College Boat Club
St Antony's College Boat Club
St Benet's Hall Boat Club
St Catherine's College Boat Club 1875
St Edmund Hall Boat Club 1861
St Hilda's College Boat Club
St Hugh's Boat Club
St John's College Boat Club 1863
St Peter's College Boat Club 1929
Trinity College Boat Club 1837
University College Boat Club 1827
Wadham College Boat Club 1837
Wolfson College Boat Club
Worcester College Boat Club 1825

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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5191 0522 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.5971N 1:14.9738W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5185 0518
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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