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Vaulted Well Chamber

 
 
Vaulted Well Chamber Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 9, 2018
1. Vaulted Well Chamber Marker
Inscription.
Oxford Preservation Trust
Vaulted
Well Chamber
(13th century)
The Chamber houses a 54 feet deep brick-faced well which drops to the water level below the Mound. This provided a supply of fresh water to the occupants of the Tower which once stood on the summit of the Mound.
 
Location. 51° 45.126′ N, 1° 15.782′ W. Marker is in Oxford, England, in Oxfordshire. Marker can be reached from New Road just from Oxford Castle, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on top of the Motte (Mound) at Oxford Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford, England OX1 1JE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Perimeter Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeology, the Castle Ditch (within shouting distance of this marker); The Motte and Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison Governor’s House (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison Debtors’ Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford Castle Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison D Wing (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford Castle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .
Vaulted Well Chamber image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 9, 2018
2. Vaulted Well Chamber

1. Oxford Castle & Prison. (Submitted on October 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Oxford Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The Motte (Mound) at Oxford Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 9, 2018
3. The Motte (Mound) at Oxford Castle
The well entrance is on top of the motte, between the trees.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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