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9d. Merton College and Chapel, Oxford University

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The tower of Merton College, Oxford. Merton College was founded in 1264 by Walter de Merton and has the oldest college buildings in Oxford. Merton College Chapel is one of the largest of the college chapels because it was originally built as a parish church.

 

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Merton College, Oxford

 

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A quadrangle in Merton College Oxford.

 

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One of fine entrances to Merton College

 

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A Mod Quad quadrangle in Merton College

 

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The Mob Quad was built around 1300 and acquired its name from the tensions between 'ton and gown' erupted in rioting and group of students and masters took refuge here in ?.

 

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The east face and stained glass window of Merton College Chapel.

 

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The nave, chancel and altar and east stained glass window of Merton College Chapel.

 

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More detail of the east window in Merton College Chapel.

 

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East window detail.

 

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East window detail.


Below is a series of pictures of the stained glass in the south and north windows of the main body of the Chapel of Merton College. Apparently the same face appears in many of the larger panels of the figures

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