Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

Exeter College
(Gate Tower, Broad Street)

Walter de Stapledon

Annery, Devonshire 1261 - London 1326
Bishop of Exeter 1308-1326 and twice Lord High Treasurer of England, in 1320 and 1322; founded Exeter College, Oxford and contributed liberally to the rebuilding of Exeter Cathedral.
(Wikipedia)

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Oxford /  Walter de Stapledon   Oxford /  Walter de Stapledon

Description

In a niche in the façade high above the entrance gate on Broad Street is a statue, probably of Walter de Stapledon, the founder of Exeter College:

Colleges in Oxford

Most of the university colleges in Oxford occupy large areas with several buildings and courts ('quads' in Oxford). There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.

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Location (N 51°45'15" - W 1°15'21")

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