Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

Magdalen Street
(St. Mary Magdalen Church)

Statues at the St. Mary Magdalen Church

(artist?)
1913

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Description

At the south façade of St. Mary Magdalen Church, facing the church yard, are four statues in niches in the buttresses, from left to right:

Oxford - Statues at the St. Mary Magdalen Church
1. maria
Oxford - Statues at the St. Mary Magdalen Church
2. elias
Oxford - Statues at the St. Mary Magdalen Church
3. ricardvs
Oxford - Statues at the St. Mary Magdalen Church
4. hugo

  1. maria - Virgin Mary
  2. elias - Elijah, prophet (Wikipedia).
  3. ricardvs - Richard I the Lionhart (Beaumont Palace 1157 - Chalus 1199), King of England 1189-1199 (Wikipedia).
  4. hugo - St. Hugh of Lincoln (c. 1135-1200), Bishop of Lincoln; In 1194, he expanded the St Mary Magdalen's Church Wikipedia).

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Location N 51°45'16" W 1°15'31"

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