Oxford Suburbs & Villages Through Time

Oxford Suburbs & Villages Through Time

Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway Through Time

Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway Through Time

Oxford Waterways Through Time

Series: Through Time

Publication Date15th November 2012

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Oxford Waterways have changed and developed over the last century.
RRP: £14.99 Online Price £13.49
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445612003

Did you know that the city of Oxford is built on a series of islands? This unique book is an opportunity to explore an intricate network of waterways that are often overlooked by visitors to the city. Discover gushing mill streams and picturesque flood meadows walk along an industrial canal and a working river; watch leisure boating and competitive rowing. Look for evidence in the names of neighbourhoods, streets, bridges and pubs giving clues to the watery history of this city.


Discover why convicts from Oxford's prison built many of Oxford's canal, locks and other structures. Find out how the river was part of Oxford's Town and Gown division. See which parts of Oxford's rivers featured in works of literature including Alice in Wonderland, the adventures of Tom Brown and Three Men in a Boat. This book will definitely give you a different perspective of Oxford.

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