This meadow set in the heart of Oxford provides a wonderful contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city. Bounded on two ... More
Christ Church Meadow
This meadow set in the heart of Oxford provides a wonderful contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city. Bounded on two sides by the rivers Cherwell and Isis, on the third by Christ Church , Merton College and part of the old city wall, and on the fourth by Poplar Walk, it is quite common to see cattle grazing here. Christ Church College now regards ownership of the meadow as a trust and fights hard to defend it against proposed encroachments.
For those who enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship of early scientific instruments, this museum is full of delights. The building
was opened in 1683 as the original Ashmolean Museum . It now houses the renowned Lewis Evans collection of ...
Opened in 1929 as a memorial to Cecil Rhodes, this building is now used as offices for the Rhodes Trust.
On the copper domed roof is the Zimbabwe bird, the national symbol of Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia. Eighty five Rhodes ...
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