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University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford

Brian Mountford, William Whyte

ISBN: 978 1 85759 441 6
Size: 197 x 106 mm / 4.25 x 7.75 in.
Binding: softcover
Pages: 16
Images: 20

UK £1.50
(Available to buy on site at University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Attractively designed guide presents the history of this fascinating building

DESCRIPTION

This lively parish church is also a place of tourism and pilgrimage for visitors who climb the splendid tower or relax in the coffee shop. There has been a church on this site for a thousand years. The present buildings range in date from 1280 (the tower) to 1637 (the 'Virgin Porch'), and they have seen a remarkable series of historical events, including the trial of Thomas Cranmer, a speech in Latin from Queen Elizabeth I and sermons from John and Charles Wesley and John Henry Newman.

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