The location is in the middle of the plot marked as "Open Magdalene" on the 1881 OS 1:2,500 map ('Oxford - Oxfordshire: 040/01', Ordnance Survey 1:2,500 - Epoch 1 (1881). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55212&sheetid=9821&zm=4&x=72&y=47&ox=554&oy=362 Date accessed: 23 January 2011). The 1881 census described Open Magdalene as "Land common to the parishes of Cowley and Headington".
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Open Magdalen has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Oxford. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Open Magdalen and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Open Magdalen, in Oxford and Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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