Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

Christ Church College  
(Tom Tower, Tom Quad side)

Queen Anne

London 1665 - London 1714
Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, since 1702; and from 1707 Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until her death
(Wikipedia)

1706

Oxford /  Queen Anne   Oxford /  Queen Anne

Description

Bronze statue in a nich at the quad side of Tom Tower.

Inscription(s)

annæ principi optimæ
secretarius ipsius principalis
robertus harley hac in æde posuit
quod illam coleret et hanc amaret

Annotation

The sculptor is unknown. The statue was donated by Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford.

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.

Oxford - Queen Anne

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°45'0" W 1°15'23"

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