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Martyrs' Memorial

St Giles, Oxford, England
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"nice monument"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok its just a memorial in the middle of the road in the center of the city.Take a picture and go on... Didnt find something interesting on it.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This impressive Victorian monument is fairly easy to find, at the end of St Giles where it meets Beaumont Street. It is opposite that other great Victorian construction, the Randolph Hotel. The steps at the base are a good place to sit if it is...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is worth a look (won't take long) but note that to find the place of the actual martyrdom you need to turn left on to Broad Street and it is marked with a cross in the middle of the street.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I'd seen the Memorial on Morse and Lewis and my son said how impressive it is. However, there's no substitute for seeing it yourself. I have also read various historical novels that have referenced the martyrs remembered there, especially Thomas Cranmer who died, I believe,...More

Thank doccaroline123
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

An early design by Sir George Gilbert Scott, one of the UK's most famous and prolific (about 800 works) 19th century architects. Familiar works include the hotel at St. Pancras Station and the Albert Memorial. Pioneered as a restoration architect in "restoring" countless historic churches,...More

Thank mrsagf
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Located in Oxford city centre is the memorial to the three martyrs who were found guilty of heresy in 1555 and sentenced to death and were burned at the stake on Broad Street.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This stone monument at the intersection of St Giles, Magdalan, and Beaument Streests is located just outside Ballioli College. It commemorates the three Oxford martyrs: Thomas Cranmer, Hugh Latimer, and Nicholas Ridley. These clerics were burned for heresy during the reign of Queen Mary.The monument...More

Thank Kyle S
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

A reminder that religious intolerance has been a sad part of English history too. It marks a significant event but as an attraction there's not much to do except the obligatory photograph.

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We took a risk and drove into the centre of Oxford and managed to find a side street off St Giles.After finding a pub for lunch we had a wander around and on our return to our car spotted this Memorial...which seems to be more...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nice monument - definitely one of the better looking monuments in Oxford, but that's just about it really.

Thank Avidesh S
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