Brasenose College

Brasenose College

Founded in 1509 and named for a brass knocker depicting a lion's nose, Brasenose College occupies three attractive quads just off Radcliffe Square. Its 17th-century chapel features splendid painted fan vaults.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248888
Names
B.N.C.
Brasenose College
King's Hall and College of Brasenose

Timeline

1509

Founding of Brasenose College, Oxford

Bibliography

  1. Tyack, Geoffrey. Oxford: An Architectural Guide. Oxford University Press, USA, 1998, pp. 71-72.
  2. Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus and Jennifer Sherwood. Buildings of England: Oxfordshire. Yale University Press, 1996, pp. 105-07.
  3. Geoffrey Tyack, and Geoffrey Tyack. Blue Guide Oxford & Cambridge, 6th ed.. Blue Guide, 2004, pp. 57-58.
  4. Official Website of Brasenose College. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.bnc.ox.ac.uk>