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Welcome to our Oxford Webcams! These webcams are located in the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3JS, UK (find on Google Maps). They are Axis M1011 webcams, serving an .h264 encoded stream via Wowza Media server. Comments and feedback are gratefully received! Email: webcam@oii.ox.ac.uk

About Camera 3

Camera 3 looks to the north of St Giles. To the left of the frame, on the other side of the street, you can see the back of the Ashmolean, the Classics faculty, Blackfriars (a Dominican priory), and behind the tree is: Pusey House (1884; founded in memory of Edward Pusey, one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement), and Pusey House Chapel, the Oxfam Bookshop (the first to be opened; the original Oxfam shop is behind the OII on Broad Street), the Eagle and Child pub (1650; popularly known as "The Bird and Baby"), famous meeting place of the Inklings (who including C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien), who met in the 'Rabbit Room' at the back of the pub. To the right of the frame you can see 'Najars Place' (or 'the Hut') a converted cabmen's shelter (1896). Just off camera to the right is St John's College (1555).

Blogged in the vicinity:

  • 26 April 2011: Second OII Webcam Goes Live: Sweeping Views of Northern St Giles Now in Reach!
  • 29 July 2010: En Saga: The Oxford Webcam and Why It Doesn't Go Down All the Time (Anymore, Hopefully)
  • 15 January 2010: More Friday Silliness: An Igloo on Balliol Quad
  • 6 January 2010: The OII Snow Commute (Riding Through A Winter Wonderland)
  • 17 December 2009: The Urban Christmas Card: Snowmen, Snow and Grit (OX1 Style)
  • 2 December 2009: The Queen opens the new Ashmolean Museum; the OII is there to film it!
  • 13 November 2009: The Ashmolean Museum is the Coolest Place To Be This Week (I heard; I saw, I agree)

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