Bridge of Sighs in Oxford

Publish date: 31-03-2020
Bridge of Sighs in Oxford

Hartford Bridge is often called Bridge of Sighs. This bridge is located in Oxford and connects two parts of Hartford College. 

Bridge architecture has been designed by sir Thomas Jackson, it was completed in 1914. 

Bridge has this name (Bridge of Sighs) because it had to look exactly the same as the bridge in Venice. But actually it looks more like the Rialto bridge (also located in Venice), but the name "Bridge of Sighs" sounds more romantic.

If you don't study in Hartford College, you will not be able to cross the Bridge of Sighs, but you will be able to enjoy it from the street. 

Bridge of Sighs location

Exact address: New College Ln., Oxford

You can find out more about Bridge of Sighs in Venice in this article:

 

Photos

Bridge of Sighs in OxfordBridge of Sighs in OxfordBridge of Sighs in OxfordBridge of Sighs in OxfordBridge of Sighs in OxfordBridge of Sighs in Oxford
Please keep in mind that English is not web page author's native language. So, if you find an error on the site, select the text with an error and press Ctrl + Enter to send it for correction (for Mac, press Cmd + Enter).