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Oxford’s Bridge of Sighs

By Linda Tancs

Although never intended to pay homage to Venice’s famous bridge, Oxford’s Bridge of Sighs (Hertford Bridge) is England’s lesser known replica of sorts. Completed in 1914 by Sir Thomas Jackson (one of the most distinguished English architects of his generation), it acts as a skyway connecting two sections of Hertford College. It’s located on New College Lane.

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