Boot Scrapers in Oxford

In addition to its abundance of beautiful architecture, famous colleges and courtyards, spires, museums, and canals, Oxford also has its fair share of lovely boot scrapers.

In a quiet residential area, I stumbled across a long street filled with boot scrapers — almost every one with a unique shape.

But they were found all over, in the colleges and in other residential neigborhoods.

     

Above this boot scraper is a handle

Matching door and boot scraper

   

There used to be door here…

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  1. I think all Ukrainians, from homeland and diaspora, should visit Greece. Many of us grow up thinking that our names, language, religious rites and architecture, and other folkloric traditions are our own, but visiting Greece will show that we imported and adopted them lock, stock, and barrel. Flattening the church domes to a pear shape, and polyphony, are the only uniquely Ukrainian contributions that I can think of.
    Nice website!

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