SP5106 : High Street, Oxford, on a grey evening

taken 1 year ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

High Street, Oxford, on a grey evening
High Street, Oxford, on a grey evening
On the right, University College (just visible over the low wall this side of the tower, the dome over the Shelley Memorial); on the left, All Souls College then, further down the street, the eighteenth century frontage of Queen's College.
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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University College
University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1249.
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All Souls College
All Souls College, Oxford (official name: The Warden and the College of the Souls of All Faithful People Deceased in the University of Oxford) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford . Founded in 1438 by Henry VI.

Unique to All Souls, all of its members automatically become Fellows (i.e., full members of the College's governing body). It has no undergraduate members, but each year recent graduates of Oxford and other universities are eligible to apply for Examination Fellowships through a competitive examination and interview process (once described as "the hardest exam in the world")
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The Queen's College
The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in honour of Queen Philippa of Hainault (wife of King Edward III of England). The college is distinguished by its predominantly neoclassical architecture, which includes buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 30 July, 2017
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City, Town centre 
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All Souls College Oxford  Queens College Oxford  University College Oxford 
University (from Tags)
Oxford University 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5164 0624
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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