Brasenose College Oxford, England 1509-18; 1656-63; 1882-1911
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.
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- Brasenose CollegeB.N.C.King's Hall and College of Brasenose
- 51.753055° N, 1.254668° W
- Radcliffe SquareOX1 4AJ
- 01865 277 830
Highlights of OxfordPosted October 15, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
OK, finally catching up on Oxford. We had lovely weather in Oxford during our short visit and it was really fun to see all the old familiar places again. Our hotel in the former prison was pretty fun, too! Hotel hallway - the architecture and railings are all original from the prison. Our small but very comfortable…
More Oxford SightseeingPosted October 9, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford
Last Thursday evening we had to run an errand in Oxford, and since the weather was nice we brought our cameras along for about an hour of sightseeing. My main goal was to bring David and his zoom lens to Merton College for the medieval stained glass windows and maybe stop by Magdalen College as well. We found a parking…
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- Official Website of Brasenose College. Web. Official website.