Radcliffe Camera

Local nameRadcliffe Camera
LocationOxford, United Kingdom

The Radcliffe Camera is a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in 1737–49 to house the Radcliffe Science Library. It is sited to the south of the Old Bodleian, north of the Church of St Mary the Virgin,

and between Brasenose College to the west and All Souls College to the east.

The library's construction and maintenance was funded from the estate of John Radcliffe, a notable doctor, who left £40,000 upon his death in 1714. According to the terms of his will, construction only began in 1737, although the intervening period saw the complex purchase of the site.

Tags Historical BuildingEnglish Baroque ArchitectureUniversityPrivateLibraryHistorical
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Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 4.30 pm
Sun: 11 am - 5 pm

Admission

Various tours are offered on the official website. The prices range from £6 to £14.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radcliffe_Camera

Official website http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/finding-resources/find-us/radcliffe_camera

Email tours@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Phone +44 1865 287400

Address Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG, UK

Coordinates 51°45'12.363" N -1°15'14.446" E

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