The Oxford Almanack for the Year of Our Lord God MDCCCXLIV – New College Chapel and Tower from the Old City Ditch

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The Oxford Almanack is a broadside printed annually to circulate a university calendar and has been published since 1674. This 1844 example includes an image of New College Chapel and Tower from the Old City Ditch. The college was founded in 1379 and its architecture is perpendicular or late gothic in style, with the tower containing one of the oldest rings of ten bells. The calendar below is flanked by lists of British monarchs and officers of the university.

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