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The Sheldonian

Number of views as of 6th July 2014 = 470.

One of the city of Oxford’s finest architectural masterpieces, the Sheldonian Theatre was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and built in the 1660s with funds donated by Gilbert Sheldon, who held the offices of Bishop of London, Archbishop of Canterbury and Chancellor of Oxford University. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today, though it can also be hired for conferences and similar functions.

Date: 21st March 2009.

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The name RedHillDigital comes from the area where I live (Redhill, in the town of Bournemouth, in the county of Dorset on the South Coast of England), plus my interest in Digital photography.

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 5 years ago

    Beautiful old building and nice history …

  • Thanks very much Tom.

    – RedHillDigital

  • WJPhotography
    WJPhotographyover 5 years ago

    Fabulous capture

  • Hi Wendy, thanks for dropping by & thanks for your comment.

    – RedHillDigital

  • David Smith
    David Smithover 5 years ago

    Excellent capture Howard you certainly have the eye for the unusual

  • Thanks Dave, I’m just about to post another shot of Oxford!

    – RedHillDigital

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    outstanding;

  • Thanks Scott.

    – RedHillDigital

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

    A fabulous shot , I haven’t been to Oxford but there are some wonderful building and great architecture .

  • Thanks Irene, you should go, I can recommend a hotel if you’re interested!

    – RedHillDigital

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

    Is that an offer ha ha ha . ?

  • Is it the 1st of April? LOL!

    – RedHillDigital

  • RedHillDigital
    RedHillDigitalover 4 years ago

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