HOLYWELL, OXFORD

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Gateway between 7 & 8 Holywell Street


Gate between 7 and 8

Grade II Listed Structure: List Entry Number 1369393. These gate piers date from the eighteenth century.

In the nineteenth century this entrance led to the fine garden of the Cardinal’s Hat to the east
(see map at Nos. 6 and 7).

This is now the entrance to Merton College’s Holywell Buildings, where a hundred graduates are accommodated.

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