Founded in 1263 Balliol College is thought to be the oldest college in Oxford. The huge Gothic wooden doors between the inner and outer...
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New Bodleian Library
Designed in 1938 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect responsible for the Battersea Power Station and the iconic red telephone box...
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Trinity College information
Lonely Planet review
This small 16th-century college is worth a visit to see its exquisitely carved chapel, one of the most beautiful in the city, and the lovely garden quad designed by Sir Christopher Wren. An Oxford legend says that the back gates of Trinity will only be opened for a ruler from the previous Stuart dynasty. Not surprisingly, the visitor will find them welded shut.