BEAUTIFUL bridges, magnificent mounds and striking statues all feature in this week's entries for our 'local landmarks' theme.

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Combining old and new, we loved Ritchie J Florey's snap of the King Alfred The Great Statue in Wantage with the town's annual fair in the background.

Spectacular historical sights from across the county also included the Eye-catcher at Steeple Aston.

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The 18th century folly appeared in several submissions but our favourite was Linda Robertson's silhouette shot, which showcases the distinctive shape of the structure against a fiery backdrop.

Another photographer who used the time of day to their advantage to enhance their shot was Ritesh Vyas, who captured the Rollright Stones, near Chipping Norton, underneath a starry night sky.

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Many instantly-recognisable Oxford landmarks also made it into our top snaps.

These included Blackwell's original bookshop in Broad Street, complete with Morris dancers outside, by Diane Braggs and the mound at Oxford Castle captured by Donna Cassettari.

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No celebration of the city's landmarks would be complete, meanwhile, without an appearance by the Radcliffe Camera.

We particularly liked Becca Collacott's shot of the building as seen through a archway.

An interesting angle on a familiar sight for many in the city came from Everson Leandro Mendes, who used railings to guide the eye through an image of Frideswide Square.

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A pair of black and white snaps we enjoyed were Charlotte Hickman picture of her 10-year-old daughter Lily at Brill windmill and passengers on Cutteslowe Park's miniature railway.

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Finally, an unusual shot that stood out was Nadine Mayer's photograph of Maharajah's Well, Stoke Row in South Oxfordshire.

Using a glass ball to capture a reflection of the landmark flipped upside down.

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With so many new members in the past 12 months we thought we would return to one of our most fruitful themes next week with 'texture'.

This week's winner will appear in tomorrow's paper.

Don't forget to join our Camera Club – which now has more than 1,000 members – by visiting facebook.com and searching for Oxford Mail Camera Club. Happy snapping!