History of Oxford’s Broad Street

Elephant weather-vane

The elephant standing on the weather-vane of the former Indian Institute enjoys a fine view of the Broad (Picture by Neville Clarke)

Follow the pointer at the top of this page to go through all the topics below. For individual buildings, use the “Take the Tour” side-link: this allows you to select a specific building or take a continuous tour covering every building in the street.

Miscellaneous specific topics

Transcriptions of Broad Street section from directories

Rowlandson print

The Printing House, Theatre, and Museum at Oxford, 1809 (postcard of a Rowlandson print)

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