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“Saint John's College was founded in 1555 by Sir Thomas White, Lord Mayor of London, on the site of the old Cistercian College (1437). The front and W. side of the first quadrangle are remnants of St. Bernard's College” (Muirhead, 222). The doorwat before which people are standing leads to Canterbury Quadrangle

Three details of the Front Quad: (a) a corner doorway surrounded by flowering plants, (b) a coat of arms above another doorway that leads to Canterbury Quadrangle, the next quad. (c) cupola with wind vane.

Other images of Saint John's College, Oxford


Great Britain. Ed. Findlay Muirhead. “The Blue Guides.” London: Macmillan, 1930.

St.John's College Oxford. The college's own site. Web. 22 August 2012.

St.John's College Oxford.“ Wikipedia. Web. 18 August 2012.

Last modified 19 August 2012