Oxford Stone Heritage

A collection of audio clips forming the 'Conserving Oxford Stone Heritage' walking tour (see www.oxrbl.com/audiotour for details)

Episodes

1. COSH Tour - INTRODUCTION

Monday Jun 22, 2015

Monday Jun 22, 2015

STARTIntroduction to the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio tour. (Speaker: Martin Coombes)More details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

Monday Jul 13, 2015

STOP A Sheldonian Theatre: Talking HeadsThe origins and history of these intriguing carved stone figures, one of the
iconic landmarks of the city. (Speaker: Katrin Wilhelm)Part of the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio walking tour, more details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

Monday Jul 13, 2015

STOP B New College Lane: Black and dirty, or rich in
history?
The blackened crusts on these walls hold a clue to the environmental history
of Oxford city centre. (Speaker: Heather Viles)Part of the 'Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage' Walking Tour, see www.oxrbl.com/audiotour for more details. Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

4. COSH STOP C - Queen's Lane

Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

STOP C Queen's Lane: Living
walls
Oxford's walls aren't sterile
lumps of stone - hear about some of the life they support. (Speaker: Martin
Coombes)Part of the 'Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage' Walking Tour, see www.oxrbl.com/audiotour for more details. Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

STOP D Church of St. Mary
the Virgin: Scarred Stone
This church holds an intriguing
clue of turbulent times in Oxford's past. (Speaker: Lisa Mol)Part of the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio walking tour, more details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

STOP E Radcliffe Camera: A
patchwork in stone
This is probably the most
famous landmark in Oxford, and the stone it's built from tells its own tale.
(Speaker: Katrin Wilhelm)Part of the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio walking tour, more details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

7. COSH STOP F - Parks Road

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

STOP F Parks Road: Climbing
the walls
Is ivy good or bad for historic
walls? Hear about some of the research being done to address this question.
(Speaker: Troy Sternberg)  

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

STOP G Lamb and Flag Passage
(1): A sheltered life
This relatively modern building
(part of St. John's College) shows the importance of shelter on stone decay.
(Speaker: Cristina Cabello-Briones)Part of the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio walking tour, more details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

Wednesday Jul 15, 2015

STOP H Lamb and Flag Passage (2): Green WallsAs well as plants walls harbour life less visible to the naked eye, given away by the green colour they give to the stone. (Speaker: Martin Coombes)Further details: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage

Thursday Jul 16, 2015

STOP I Ashmolean Museum:
Modernising heritage
This historic building has
undergone major recent redevelopment to ensure it can be enjoyed by the
public for centuries to come. (Speaker: Shuaishuai He)Part of the Conserving Oxford's Stone Heritage audio walking tour, more details at: www.oxrbl.com/audiotour Twitter: @OxStoneHeritage #COSH

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