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Balliol College, Oxford

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Balliol College, Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
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Balliol College is one of the oldest colleges that make up Oxford University, founded in 1263. It fronts onto Broad Street, one of the main tourist thoroughfares in the city centre. The first part of the college you come to on entering through the Broad Street gateway is, appropriately enough, named Front Quad, seen here. The striking, banded building in the right centre of the photo is the chapel, designed by William Butterfield, one of the masters of Victorian High Gothic architecture.

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