Three statues above the gate:
At the top: The Virgin Mary Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ
Right: William of Wykeham (1320 or 1324 - 1404), Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England; founded New College Oxford and New College School in 1379
Colleges in Oxford
Most of the university colleges in Oxford occupy large areas with several buildings and courts ('quads' in Oxford). There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with ☒ are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.
Sources & Information
- Philip Opher, Oxford Sculpture (Heritage Tours Publications, 2009).
Location (N 51°45'14" - W 1°15'8")
Item Code: gbse167; Photograph: 19 October 2015
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