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Guard-book of drawings of Oxford, 19th-20th century

MS. Top. Oxon. a. 86
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous topographical drawings of Oxford collected by Henry Minn, 19th-20th centuries.

  1. (fol. 1) north end of Kingston Road, 1878
  2. (fol. 2) Christ Church from St. Aldates by A.K., n.d.
  3. (fol. 3) bridge over the Thames at Osney, n.d.
  4. (fol. 4) The Crown, Cornmarket Street, n.d.
  5. (fol. 5) the Old Lamb Inn, Pembroke Street, 1906
  6. (fols. 6-7, 34-35) four views by W[illiam] B[ayzand]: unidentified Oxford street scene, and the White Hart, Cornmarket Street, 1899, the Wheatsheaf Inn, 1896 and The Plough, Cornmarket Street, 1835
  7. (fol. 8) Oxford Castle and mill, 1835
  8. (fols. 9-12) North gate, viewed from south and north, and two views of houses to north of St. Mary Magdalen churchyard, all by the same unidentified artist, n.d. [19th century]
  9. (fol. 13) Binsey by E.G. Brewer, n.d.
  10. (fol. 14) St. Frideswide’s church and the Botley Road by J. Fisher, n.d. [late 19th century]
  11. (fol. 15) crypt under St. Peter in the East church by F. Nash, c. 1813 [published as plate opposite p. xv, R. Ackermann, History of the University of Oxford, vol. I, London (1814).]
  12. (fol. 16) Old houses at the Wharf by F.H. Stonham, 1949
  13. (fol. 17) Iffley Church by G. Pyne, n.d.
  14. (fol. 18) Castle Street by S.A. Warner, 1913
  15. (fols. 19-22) houses in Holywell Street by R. Murdoch Wright
  16. (fol. 23) Greyhound Inn yard, Gravel Walk, by John Buckler, 1827
  17. (fol. 24) Joe Pullen’s tree, Headington by John Wood, 1891
  18. (fol. 25) proposed new chimney, Founder’s Tower, Magdalen College, n.d.
  19. (fol. 26) Godstow, n.d.
  20. (fol. 27) boss on the roof of the cathedral chapter house by H. Hurst, 1912
  21. (fol. 28) old buildings at Balliol College ‘taken down in 1852’, n.d.
  22. (fols. 30-33) sketches and ground plans by H. Wilkinson Moore, architect, of Prideaux Buildings, The Turl, the St. Clements and St. Giles parish buildings, and the Corn Exchange, 1877, n.d., with (fol. 29) unidentified pencil design, n.d.


  • Creation: 19th-20th century


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Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Oxon. a. 86