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.

Facts & Stats on Brasenose College

Names
Brasenose College
B.N.C.
King's Hall and College of Brasenose
IDs
318639 Go Historic
Address
Radcliffe Square
Oxford, England
OX1 4AJ
Official Website
www.bnc.ox.ac.uk

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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