SP5106 : The cobbles on Merton Street

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

The cobbles on Merton Street
The cobbles on Merton Street
It's the last day of exams and the students have been out celebrating by covering each other in foam, silly string, flour, confetti, and eggs, and spraying bottles of champagne. The ritual dates back to about 1970 and it is known as 'trashing', marking the end of academia. The after effects can be seen here on the cobbles of Merton Street.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5178 0603 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.0348N 1:15.0795W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5183 0605
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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