Books about Oxford, England

About the city of Oxford, England

Oxford, which is perhaps best known for its prestigious university, is also renowned for its beautiful architecture and long and interesting history.

The city dates from around 900 AD. The earliest known references to the university date from the 12th century. Significant events that occurred in Oxford include the burning at the stake of the Oxford Martyrs in 1555, the court of Charles I during the English Civil War (1642), the court of Charles II during the Great Plague of London (1665-66) and the first authenticated sub-four-minute-mile ran by Roger Bannister in 1954.

Places of interest in and around Oxford include parts of the university and colleges open to the public at certain times, especially during the summer months; museums; churches and church towers including Oxford Cathedral (at Christ Church College) and the University Church of St. Mary; Oxford Castle; Blenheim Palace and many outdoor attractions such as punting on the River Thames.

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Modern Infill Architecture: A Guide to Some of the Best Architecture in Oxford Built During the Last Half of the 20th Century (Oxford Town Trail)

Modern Infill Architecture: A Guide to Some of the Best Architecture in Oxford Built During the Last Half of the 20th Century (Oxford Town Trail)

by Philip Opher, Stef Campbell Spencer, Torbiorn Eggen

ISBN: 1874361037 ASIN: 1874361037

40 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Heritage Tours Publications

 

Oxford City Centre Street Map & Guide

by Martyn Folkes

ISBN: 1843192594 ASIN: 1843192594

pages (Map)

Publisher: Mushroom Maps

Take a Breather: Short Walks South of Oxford Within Easy Reach by Bus

Take a Breather: Short Walks South of Oxford Within Easy Reach by Bus

by Marguerite Osborne

ISBN: 0953378551 ASIN: 0953378551

44 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Leo Books

Take a B-r-e-a-t-h-e-r: Short Walks South of Oxford Within Easy Reach by Bus

Take a B-r-e-a-t-h-e-r: Short Walks South of Oxford Within Easy Reach by Bus

by Marguerite Osborne

ISBN: 0953378519 ASIN: 0953378519

41 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Leo Books

 

Quick Guide Oxford

by Roland Harris

ISBN: 0953045617 ASIN: 0953045617

12 pages (Map)

Publisher: Quick Guides Publishers

Oxford, Chipping Norton and Bicester (Landranger Maps)

Oxford, Chipping Norton and Bicester (Landranger Maps)

by Ordnance Survey

ISBN: 0755801644 ASIN: 0755801644

pages (Map)

Publisher: Outstanding UK Limited

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