Martyrs' Memorial Oxford, England
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.
Facts & Stats on the Martyrs' Memorial
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- 318646 Go Historic1107172 Grade II* listed building
- St Giles Street
- 51.755196° N, 1.259083° W
- National 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
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Resources for the Martyrs' Memorial
- The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.