Brasenose College

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Oxford , United Kingdom
Street Radcliffe Sq
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admission £1.50
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Lonely Planet review

Small and select, this elegant 16th-century place is named after a ‘brass nose’, or a brass door-knocker, to be precise. The door-knocker in question resides above the high table in the dining hall and is very well travelled: in 1533, it made it all the way to Stamford, Lincolnshire, only to be returned in 1890 along with the house to which it was attached at the time.