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Christ Church College, Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
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Christ Church college was established by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in 1525 on the foundations of the ancient Priory of St Frideswide. The shrine of Frideswide, patron saint of Oxford, still stands within the college chapel (which incongruously is also the cathedral of the Oxford diocese). Modern visitors flock here in their thousands because of Christ Church's role in the Harry Potter films. Scenes from many of the films were set here, and the dining hall of the college served as the Hogwarts dining hall in the films.

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