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Oxford- the 26th burh to be cited in the Burghal Hidage

Kingdom Type of Burh No. of Hides O.S. Grid Ref
Wessex Burghal Town 1400 SP51330620

O.S. Map 1:50,000
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Aerial Photograph

Plan of the burh

Reconstruction of the Late Saxon North Gate and Burghal Defences

Burhs in order of citation

Oxford: The River Crossing in the late
Roman and early Anglo-Saxon periods

Oxford: The River Crossing in the
middle and late Anglo-Saxon periods

The Tower of St Michael Northgate as it is today

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