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jbjcubs: Hope everyone enjoyed visiting this nice little park in the center of Oxford. The cache has obviously gone missing and I have no desire to replace it, so I'm archiving it. Would be great to see another cache from a new owner in the space soon.


Oxford University - Wellington Square

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Hidden : 06/23/2013
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Wellington Square is a quiet, yet central, place to escape the hustle and bustle of Oxford's traffic and tourists. Surrounded by many of the University's administrative departments, it is also the best place to point someone if they (literally) want to 'see Oxford University' as something distinct from the various colleges and function-specific buildings and libraries on Broad Street.

Wellington Square is a garden square in central OxfordEngland, a continuation northwards of St John Street. In the centre of the square is a small park, Wellington Square Gardens, owned by the University of Oxford. A bicycle route passes into Little Clarendon Streetthrough the pedestrian area at the front of the University Offices in the north-east of the Square.

The street name is used to refer metonymically to the central administration of the University of Oxford, which in 1975 moved from theClarendon Building to new buildings with an address in the Square but built at that time, along with graduate student accommodation, along the adjacent Little Clarendon Street.

The University's Department for Continuing Education is in the Square in Rewley House, which was designed in 1872 by the Oxford architect E.G. Bruton, who also laid out the square. This was the initial location of Kellogg College. Number 47 houses the administrative offices of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.

The Oxford University Broadcasting Society used a studio of Radio Oxford in the Square. 


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