Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

All Souls College
(Colonade, facing Radcliffe Square)

Henry Chichele

c. 1364 - 1443
Archbishop of Canterbury, 1414-1443, founder of St. Bernard's College in 1437, and All Souls College in 1438
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Oxford /  Henry Chichele   Oxford /  Henry Chichele

Description

Stone portrait medaillon in the façade of the cupola above the Radcliffe Square entrance of the All Souls College. The depicted bishop is probably the founder of the college, Henry Chichele.

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.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°45'12" W 1°15'12"

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