This Gothic Revival spire in the heart of Oxford commemorates the nearby executions of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and other Anglican bishops under "Bloody" Queen Mary.
- Go Historic ID
- Martyrs' MemorialThe Martyrs Memorial
- 12 Jan 1954
Martyrs' Memorial designated a Grade II* listed building
Martyrs' Memorial is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.
- List Entry ID
- THE MARTYRS MEMORIAL
- THE MARTYRS MEMORIAL, MAGDALEN STREETTHE MARTYRS MEMORIAL, ST GILES STREET
- Grid Reference
- SP 51245 06525
MAGDALEN STREET 1. 148 The Martyrs' Memorial SP 5106 NW 5/136 12.1.54. II* 2. By Sir Gilbert Scott, 1841. Repaired circa 1920 and cleaned and partly restored 1949. Built in Permian dolomite and Bath stone. It is a Gothic design of the Queen Eleanor Cross type. Forms the Southern terminal to St Giles' street.
Listing NGR: SP5124506525
- “THE MARTYRS MEMORIAL.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1107172>