Martyrs' Memorial Oxford, England 1840-42
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.
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- Martyrs' MemorialThe Martyrs Memorial
- 51.755196° N, 1.259083° W
- St Giles Street
Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on June 11, 2012.
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. continue reading →
- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.