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Radcliffe Observatory, Woodstock Road, Oxford: the octangonal observing room on the top floor of the Tower

RIBA Ref No RIBA15662
Architect/DesignerKeene, Henry (1726-1776)
Wyatt, James (1746-1813)
Artist/PhotographerHenson, Alfred Edward (1884-1972)
CountryUK: England
CityOxford
Subject Date1794
Image Date1920
ViewInterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference35032
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectObservatories ; University buildings ; Telescopes
NOTES; Built for the University of Oxford by the Radcliffe Trustees, this observatory was begun to the design of Henry Keene in 1772, but after his death completed in 1794 to a different design by James Wyatt.
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