Christ Church, Oxford, England
Record Id: 802
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
This site has the following component area(s):
Brief description of site
Christ Church has gardens covering about 1 hectare, set within about 2.5 hectares of grounds and quadrangles. The College was founded in the 16th century by Cardinal Wolseley. The grounds include Christchurch Meadow, close to the river in central Oxford.
Brief history of site
Christ Church was founded by Cardinal Wolsey in 1525. By the 1570s a perimeter walk had been established, running around much of the meadow as far south as the River Thames.
Address: Christchurch, Oxford, OX1 1DP
Historical County: Oxfordshire
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Opening contact details:
Open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Please see:
http://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/plan-your-visit/opening-times or telephone 01 865 276150 (Porter's Lodge).
Form of site: college garden
Purpose of site: Recreational/sport
Context or principal building: church
Site first created: After 1525
Main period of development: 16th century
Site Size (Hectares): 2.5