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Headington Shark

No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Unusual and Interesting land mark

Sadly looking a bit neglected these days, looks like it has fallen out of the sky, and plunged into... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Marie B
Oxford's greatest terraced-house-mounted artwork

It's a shark, sticking out of a house... what's not to like? I hope the artist buys up the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Will N
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Sadly looking a bit neglected these days, looks like it has fallen out of the sky, and plunged into the roof.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 5 October 2016

It's a shark, sticking out of a house... what's not to like? I hope the artist buys up the street and puts a different sea creature in every roof!

Thank Will N
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had to go and see this for myself after having seen the photo of it on the wall of the breakfast room at the Red Mullions. It was just a bit weird to see a shark sticking out of the roof of a terraced...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 17 September 2016

An inane has- been- the shark i mean. Who dreamt it up, probably not the shark. Living next door to this must be hideous aesthetically and financially. Was planning permission needed! Visitors - dont waste your time, the city rats are more entertaining

Thank Virgil H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Just something nostalgic to look at and to take tourists for fun, if you can't find something to talk about; this will get the conversation flowing.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Headington shark is a classic landmark that all visitors to Oxford should make a special effort to visit. It is exceptionally unusual.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I wouldn't travel just to see it. But it's fun if you're in the area. It has been there a long time, as locals mentioned their children remembering it from 50 years ago.

Thank 711Fran711
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I see this sculpture at the end of our garden every day when I wake up. I just love it. It gives a great sense of focus to the view. Because of its location and ours, we are the only house that has such a...More

Thank dac3uk
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Absoluately brilliant, quite a sight! Well worth the trip, as location is a little way from the centre of Oxford.

Thank Everythingmustgo
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Luckily didn't go out my way to see this as its funny to see but after about 2 mins the funs over.theresnot much to say but don't go out your way to see this

Thank jakgodfrey21
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