Fisher Row and the Watery Fringes of Oxford Through Time by Nancy Hood

By Nancy Hood

Fisher Row used to be created on account of the citadel Mill, recorded within the Domesday booklet at the western fringe of Oxford. This e-book files the myriad alterations that experience taken position at the Oxford Canal and at the rivers Thames and Cherwell, Oxford's watery fringes. even though the heritage of those parts used to be formed via the fishermen and boatmen who settled there, and by way of the Dissolution of the monasteries that after ruled the panorama, there's extra to work out. Nancy Hood files the landscapes which galvanized Lewis Carroll, who instructed the tales which grew to become Alice in Wonderland on a ship journey alongside the river, Colin Dexter and Philip Pullman, let alone the idyllic riverside pubs and college rowing occasions. This rigorously chosen number of photographs will shock and enjoyment someone who is aware and loves this picturesque yet much less famous a part of the city.

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