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Pevsner and the Oxford Colleges

THE OXFORDSHIRE BUILDINGS RECORD LECTURE

Lecturer: Simon Bradley
Date: November 28th 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Place: Rewley House

Nikolaus Pevsner's account of Oxford and its colleges in The Buildings of England reflects many of his wider interests, from the Picturesque Movement to the progress of Modernist architecture in England. Written while great refacing of University buildings was still in progress, the college descriptions also raise questions of authenticity and transmission of historic details that challenge architectural historians to this day.

Dr Simon Bradley is joint editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides published by Yale University Press London. He is author or co-author of four books in the revised Buildings of England series, including Cambridgeshire (2014). His current project is the revision of Oxford, for the forthcoming volume Oxfordshire: Oxford and the South East.

Rewley House

The Society's speaker meetings and committee meetings are held in Rewley House, Oxford (marked R).

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There are metered parking spaces on the west and north sides of Wellington Square. More spaces are normally available on the west side of St Giles where it joins Woodstock Road. From here it is only a short walk down Little Clarendon Street and across Wellington Square to Rewley House.

Parking in Wellington Square is charged until 6.30p.m. and costs £3.00 for up to one hour and £5.00 for up to two. Park and Ride buses from Water Eaton, Pear Tree and Redbridge stop at the top of St Giles, a short distance from Rewley House.


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