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“It's a Shark's Tail”
Review of Headington Shark

Headington Shark
Ranked #48 of 187 things to do in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Pretty weird; it fascinates young children. I've always wondered how the owner hasn't wrecked his house with a big hole in the roof or what effect it's had on his neighbours. Although there's no plaque explaining why he did it (a planning dispute with the council I believe) perhaps it's time to forget it after about30 years!

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Reviewed 10 May 2009

I would hardly call it an attraction. It is a big shark protruding from the roof of a house in Headington. You can see it by walking down the road, which is a very bizarre sight.

It is 100% free as the only view is by the roadside. It is an interesting sight, but don't travel for miles for it. Perhaps you might want to look at it on the way or way back from the pub at the end of its road the "Greene King". Its well worth going there to take a photo

An old low quality image of the shark is on google street view, if you want a preview of what your going to see.

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