Eagle & Child
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A truly ancient pub, the Eagle and Child has been a public house since 1650 and still has the low beam ceilings and mullioned windows of that era. More recently a conservatory was added to provide light and extra seating. It also has a rich literary history. While on faculty at Oxford, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis met at what they affectionately called "The Bird and Baby" and invented a new genre of literature over pints of ale.
Today it is still a favourite spot for faculty, students and
49 St. Giles Street Oxford Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, Thames Valley
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