Founded in 1432 to educate Catholic clergy, who were required to pray for "all souls" in purgatory, All Souls is now home to post-doctorate fellows of Oxford University. Its pinnacled main quad faces Radcliffe Square and its lovely chapel features a large reredos with carved figures.

North Quad from Above
View from above of the North Quad, built 1716-34 by Nicholas Hawskmoor. All Souls College, Oxford, England. Holly Hayes
Location map of All Souls College, Oxford, England. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of All Souls College, Oxford, England. Click to enlarge.

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248755
Article Title
All Souls College
Coordinates
51.7535230° N, 1.2531280° W map · aerial

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Place ID
248755
Title
All Souls College, Oxford, England
Added By
Holly Hayes
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 7, 2022