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Relief above Lodge - Photo © Robin Stevens, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license

The Lodge (Gatehouse)

The present Gatehouse dates from 1464-65. Facing Merton Street over the entrance is a relief sculpture depicting Bishop Walter de Merton (the College founder), St John the Baptist and other allegorical and biblical figures.

The entrance to the Lodge - Photo by Djof www.flickr.com/people/djof/ used under CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence

Photo of relief © Robin Stevens, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license; Photo of entrance by Djof used under CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence