Oxford

Welcome to my Oxford gallery – just stroll down to view

Exeter Chapel 2m 6 x8 cc

Exeter College Chapel, in the center of Oxford.

BPS window 2 k 6 x 10 cc

Something slightly more unusual – a view of a window display at the Blackwell’s Art & Poster Shop on Broad Street in Oxford.

 

The Nat History Museum Oxford 1000x700 cc

The Natural History Museum in Oxford. This rather ornate building was the subject of several  studies by Ruskin, amongst others.

No 98 St Michael's at the Northgate 800x1100

Another view of Cornmarket Street, with the Pret in the half timbered Nos 26 -27 , The Saxon Tower of St Michaels at the Northgate and The Church of Mary Magdalen in the distance.

Eastgate Hotel 6x8 plus bodwe

The Eastgate Hotel, The High Street, Oxford

Originally a 17th century coaching inn at the city’s Eastgate. now a Hotel and Italian restaurant as part of a chain owned by the television cook Marco Pierre White.

Also available as a print from my Etsy shop

 

Magdalen College cc

065 A view of Magdalen College from the Magdalen Bridge

No 1 Clarendon cc

01 The view of the Clarendon Building from outside the Sheldonian Theatre. The traffic cone is a common phenomena in the vicinity of  the ‘talking heads’.

 

085 Pret II 6x8 cc

085 The Pret at Cornmarket, Oxford. This building at the corner of Cornmarlet Street and Ship Street now houses a Pret and Currency Exchange.

 

Bridge of Sighs cc

058 The Hertford College Bridge – also popularly known as the ‘Bridge of Sighs’

 

060 Catte Street cc

 

060 A view along Catte Street from beside St. Mary’s Church and looking towards the Radcliffe Camera and the Bodleian Library.

 

071 The former Indian Institute cc

071 The Former Indian Institute on the corner of Broad Street and Catte Street.

Magdalen 2 ccc

084 A view of Magdalen College Tower from the middle of the Magdalen Bridge

 

009 Brasenose cc

09 Brasenose Old Quad with The Radcliffe Camera in the background.

 

Merton College Church 68cc crop 2

088 A view of The Merton College Church from the junction of Merton Street and Magpie line.

As an aside – yes the lamp-post really is wonky in real life – as are a few of the old Oxford street-lights.

 

087 Oxford Punts 6x8 cc

087 Magdalen Bridge Boats & Crew

One of my watercolours from the Magdalen College Bridge in Oxford.

A view of a collection of the punts, pedalos and rowing boats  for hire there, plus Boat House crew. A fun place to watch a bit of navigational boating mayhem…

 

065 Turl Streett cc

056 A view along Turl Street From the corner of Brasenose towards the back of All Saints.

Garsington Cottage + white 600 x 500 cc

A Garsington Cottage.

Garsington is a village just beyond the eastern city limits. it is home to an interesting church, two 16 – 17th C. manor houses and several picturesque cottages.

This watercolour is also available as a print from my Etsy shop.

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