Brasenose College Oxford, England

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

Quick Facts

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318639
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Street Address
Radcliffe Square
Postcode
OX1 4AJ
Coordinates
51.753055° N, 1.254668° W
Email
college.office@bnc.ox.ac.uk
Phone
01865 277 830

Description of Brasenose College

Brasenose College has an intimate and cozy feel that is typical of the smaller late medieval colleges. It is clustered around three main quadrangles, none very large. Entrance to the college is from Radcliffe Square.

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References & Resources

  1. Oxford: An Architectural Guide
  2. Blue Guide Oxford & Cambridge, 6th ed.
  3. Buildings of England: Oxfordshire
  4. Official Website of Brasenose College Official website.

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Brasenose College (Oxford, England)
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April 11, 2015