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Christchurch, Mercury Fountain, the Great Quadrangle, Oxford

Description: Christchurch, Mercury Fountain, the Great Quadrangle

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 244876

OS Grid Reference: SP5146505989
OS Grid Coordinates: 451465, 205989
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7502, -1.2559

Location: St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 1DP

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Listing Text

The Great Quadrangle
Mercury Fountain
SP 5105 12/453E 12.1.54.


1670. Round stone basin. Stone pedestal designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens
in 1935. Bronze figure of Mercury acquired in 1928.

Listing NGR: SP5146505989

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Source: English Heritage

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