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

Names
Martyrs' Memorial
The Martyrs Memorial
IDs
318646 Go Historic
1107172 Grade II* listed building
Address
St Giles Street
Oxford, England
National Grid Reference
SP 51245 06525

Listed Building Description of the Martyrs' Memorial

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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