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Oxford boundary markers: Marston Meadows 2 (1886)


Stone in Marston Meadow

 

1886
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R.   B U C K E L L
M A Y O R

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F.  T W I N I N G
S H E R I F F

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In Marston Meadows on the footpath near Rainbow Bridge.

The city crest on the flat top of the stone is missing, and the hole is filled with cement

 

Robert Buckell served his first term as Mayor of Oxford in 1885/6, and Francis Twining was his Sheriff

It matches exactly the following five stones to the north of Oxford, which are also dated 1886:

• Binsey

Port Meadow, near Burgess Field

Port Meadow, near the carpark

Godstow

• The Trout Inn, Lower Wolvercote

Not a listed structure

 

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Stephanie Jenkins