Category Archives: Old Cloisters

Brasenose’s Old Cloisters Archaeology Blog 2

Once again Brasenose is learning about its past by improving for its future. Old Cloisters is back to being a reading room for Trinity term, however in the last few months a number of exciting discoveries have been made during … Continue reading

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Brasenose’s Old Cloisters Archaeology – by Francesca Anthony

Before the redevelopment work on Brasenose’s old cloisters fully began the college had the fantastic opportunity to learn more about its history with the help of Oxford Archaeology South. Excavations were carried out to see whether it is possible to … Continue reading

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Old Cloisters

Most of you will be aware of the project to expand the library in to the Old Cloisters beneath it. Before further steps can be taken there is a certain amount of crucial archaeological investigative work to be carried out. … Continue reading

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The Old Cloisters – Expanding and Improving our Library for the Future

Liz Kay, College Librarian It is 14 years since I fell in love with Brasenose College Library and some 335 years earlier that books were first placed in this “new” College Library. These books were chained to the bookcases and … Continue reading

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