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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Oxford

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of Oxford. Although mostly focused on the colleges and other buildings of the university, this volume also covers the city's churches and secular buildings such as Oxford Castle.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1939.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Christ Church Cathedral
List of Illustrations v-xii
Preface xiii-xiv
Report xv-xvii
Sectional Preface xviii-xxxiii
Bodleian Library 1-10
Sheldonian Theatre 10-12
Old Clarendon Building 12-13
Old Ashmolean Building 13-14
Botanic Gardens 14-15
All Souls College 15-19
Balliol College 21-23
Brasenose College 23-29
Christ Church 29-48
Corpus Christi College 48-54
Exeter College 54-57
Hertford College 57-59
Jesus College 59-63
Lincoln College 63-68
Magdalen College 60-70
Merton College 76-84
New College 84-91
Oriel College 91-95
Pembroke College 95-96
The Queen's College 96-100
St. Edmund Hall 100-103
St. John's College 103-108
Trinity College 108-114
University College 114-118
Wadham College 118-123
Worcester College 123-125
Ecclesiastical Buildings 125-156
Secular Buildings 156-188
Armorial 189-192
Glossary 193-199
Index 200-244
Plate 1: College Fronts and Quadrangles. Old Ashmolean Building 1
Plate 2: Vaulting 2
Plate 3: Vaulting 3
Plate 4: Vaulting 4
Plate 5: Vaulting 5
Plate 6: Doorways 6
Plate 7: Churches and Abbeys 7
Plate 8: Doorways 8
Plate 9: Stonework Details 9
Plate 10: Secular Buildings 10
Plate 11: Secular Buildings 11
Plate 12: Secular Buildings 12
Plate 13: Secular Buildings 13
Plate 14: Church Interiors 14
Plate 15: Stonework Details 15
Plate 16: Stonework Details 16
Plate 17: Stonework Details 17
Plate 18: Communion Rails 18
Plate 19: Overmantels 19
Plate 20: Fireplaces 20
Plate 21: Fireplaces 21
Plate 22: Fireplaces 22
Plate 23: Fireplaces 23
Plate 24: Lecterns 24
Plate 25: Lecterns 25
Plate 26: Fonts 26
Plate 27: Ironwork 27
Plate 28: Ironwork 28
Plate 29: Monuments 29
Plate 30: Monuments 30
Plate 31: Monuments 31
Plate 32: Monuments 32
Plate 33: Monuments 33
Plate 34: Monuments 34
Plate 35: Monuments 35
Plate 36: Paintings 36
Plate 37: Plasterwork 37
Plate 38: Plasterwork 38
Plate 39: Plasterwork 39
Plate 40: Plasterwork 40
Plate 41: Church Plate 41
Plate 42: Pulpits 42
Plate 43: Stalls 43
Plate 44: Pulpits 44
Plate 45: Staircases 45
Plate 46: Staircases 46
Plate 47: Stalls 47
Plate 48: Popey Heads 48
Plate 49: Woodwork 49
Plate 50: Woodwork 50
Plate 51: Woodwork 51
Plate 52: Statues 52
Plate 53: Bodleian Library, Door to Schools Quadrangle 53
Plate 54: Bodleian Library, Schools Quadrangle and Divinity School 54
Plate 55: Bodleian Library, Selden Wing and Arts End 55
Plate 56: Bodleian Library, Convocation House and Schools Quadrangle 56
Plate 57: Bodleian Library, Roof, Painted Panels and Duke Humphrey's Library 57
Plate 58: Bodleian Library, The Divinity School 58
Plate 59: Sheldonian Theatre, Painted Ceiling 59
Plate 60: Sheldonian Theatre and University Buildings 60
Plate 61: Old Ashmolean Building 61
Plate 62: Botanic Garden 62
Plate 63: All Souls College, Front Quadrangle 63
Plate 64: Jesus College. Old Clarendon Building 64