Worcester College

Local nameWorcester College
LocationOxford, United Kingdom

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1714 by the benefaction of Sir Thomas Cookes, a Worcestershire baronet, with the college gaining its name from the county of Worcestershire. Its predecessor, Gloucester College, had been an institution of learning on the same site since the late 13th century until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539. Founded as a men's college, Worcester has been coeducational since 1979.As of 2018, Worcester College had a financial endowment of £41.9 million.Notable alumni of the college include the media mogul Rupert Murdoch, television producer and screenwriter Russell T Davies, US Supreme Court justice Elena Kagan, and novelist Richard Adams.

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Opening hours

Open daily: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester_College,_Oxford

Official Website http://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/

Blog of the Worcester gardeners http://www.wocogaga.blogspot.cz/

Phone +44 1865 278300

Address Walton Street

Coordinates 51°45'19.774" N -1°15'57.425" E

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