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Address: No 2 New High Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AQ, England
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Always worth a diversion

The shark is always worth a diversion if you are in the area. I remember the fuss when the owner first put it up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Oxford
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 good view across a garden.

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Thank dac3uk
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank Everythingmustgo
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Bristol
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116 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shark is always worth a diversion if you are in the area. I remember the fuss when the owner first put it up.

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Thank LichTraveller
Guildford, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is just a shark sculpture embedded in a roof of a house BUT it's got to be seen to be believed!! And defo worth a photo! Just off the main road passing through Headi grin, a few houses down, so an easy detour! The local chippy also has a shark on their roof but nowhere near as impressive as... More 

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Thank Hasford
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It is just a private house in a little ally, but if you pass by... it is well worth a picture for sure!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Visited over a week ago with hubby when in Oxford for the day. Have to say never seen anything like it. Erected in August 1986 this rooftop sculpture was renovated in August 2007. Apparently it's saying something about CND, Nuclear Power, Chernobyl & Nagasaki. Certainly worth taking a look at, but be mindful/respectful of the fact that this is a... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Heard of this unusual sight but no actual substitute for seeing it. Very bizarre and no doubt a great topic for discussion both locally and afar. Very amusing unless you happen to live. Next door to it perhaps but I s certainly different.

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Thank 123savery321
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I lived opposite this for a year, was always fun watching people take photos of it...especially those not expecting it when passing by

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