On the barometer record at the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford

with special reference to Professor Turnerʹs suggested discontinuities. by F.A Bellamy in [n.p.]

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[From the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol. XLIV. No. 186. 1918.]

The Physical Object
Pagination91-97 p.
Number of Pages97
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Open LibraryOL14770816M

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Daily Data from the Radcliffe Observatory site in Oxford - temperature, precipitation and sunshine. The Radcliffe Meteorological Station is situated in Woodstock Road in the garden of Green College beside the old observatory building, adjacent to the Radcliffe Infirmary.

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It possesses the longest-running record of temperature and rainfall data for a single site in Britain, running continuously from The foundation stone of the Radcliffe Observatory was laid on 27 June It was the third building in Oxford to be built from John Radcliffe's estate, after the Library and the Infirmary; and it was the second permanent Observatory in Britain, after the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

Radcliffe Observatory was the astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from untilwhen the Radcliffe Trustees sold it and built a new observatory in Pretoria, South Africa.

It is a Grade I listed building. Today, the observatory forms a part of Green Templeton College of the University of ectural style: Neoclassical. The Tower of the Winds is the prominent octagonal tower on top of the old Radcliffe Observatory building in Oxford, England.

The building now forms a centrepiece for Green Templeton College, one of the colleges of Oxford University. The tower is based on the ancient and smaller Tower of the Winds in Athens, Greece, built c–50BC by Andronicus of .