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Swindon Marriott Hotel

Pipers Way  Swindon  England  SN3 1SH  United Kingdom 

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Visitor's Guide: Oxford

Radcliffe Camera

City's Most Beautiful Buildings
  • Parks Road  Radcliffe Square 
  • Oxford,  OX1 4AJ
  • Phone: +44 1865 27 7162
  • Fax: +44 1865 27 7182
  • Email: reader.services@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
  • Web: http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/  
  • Neighborhood: Central Oxford
  • Category: Castles, Palaces & Historic Buildings
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Turn the corner into Radcliffe Square and you'll see why the Camera is one of the most admired buildings in Oxford. This was the first round library to be built in Britain by John Radcliffe, who studied at Oxford and left much of his wealth and all of his medical books to the university. Building work started in 1737, and in 1860 it became part of the Bodleian Library. It is now used as reading rooms and is not open to the public, but the exterior view is more than enough to make this building worth visiting.

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