Oxford, Broad St, Sheldonian Theatre

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Historic building in Oxford. Built in 1664-69 at the cost of Archbishop Seldon to the designs of Wren. Thomas Robinson was master-mason with Arthur Frogley, master- carpenter. The stone used came from Headington (the ground storeys,) Burford and Barrington, while the upper stages were built in Taynton Stone. Also, screen walling with ashlar plinth and piers, and wrought iron railings, railings. The statues round the front on Broad Street were replaced in 1868 in Milton Stone and the steps were re-designed in 1949.

Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre

Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre

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