Robert Francis Kilvert in Oxford - 23 May, 1876

from Diary of Francis Kilvert, 23 May 1876, pages 311-312:

Mayhew and I went this morning to Corpus to breakfast with Laing. David has luxurious double rooms, oak-panelled, in the Fellows’ Buildings…. After breakfast we took leave of David and strolled into the College gardens where I had never been before and along the high terraced walk upon the old town wall overshadowed by the drooping feathering limes. As we walked upon this lime terrace we heard the bells beginning to chime for the ten o’clock service down at Magdalen and we resolved to go to Magdalen Chapel. Scarcely were we seated in the stalls than we heard the rustle of footsteps …   more >>
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Robert Francis Kilvert, Diary of Francis Kilvert, 23 May 1876. In William Plomer (ed.), Kilvert's Diary (London, 2013), p. 311-312. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Oxford


Robert Francis Kilvert

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anthem performed by choir of Corpus Christi College Oxford

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 May, 1876
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:50:52 +0000