Collection Level Description: Papers Relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market
Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 780-2
Title: Papers Relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market
Dates of Creation: 1794-1855
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Oxford's covered market was created in an effort to make the main streets of the city more presentable. John Gwynn, architect
of Magdalen Bridge, drew up the plans and designed the High Street front with its four entrances.
Scope and Content
Accounts, vouchers, shop rentals and other papers relating to the administration of Oxford covered market, arranged in annual
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1953.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 55062-4.
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