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Aristotle Bridge

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In 1996 the humpback bridge was widened to carry cars to the residential estate known as Waterside, and a set of traffic lights was installed. But the canal world has not disappeared completely. Hayfield Road, a long terrace of workers’ cottages with front doors opening flat onto the street, looks much as it did in sepia postcards from a century ago ...  Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/ Morris Oxford, Hayfield, Aristotle, Traffic Light, Get Directions, Front Doors, Cottages, Meadow, Postcards
Port Meadow, Oxford
In 1996 the humpback bridge was widened to carry cars to the residential estate known as Waterside, and a set of traffic lights was installed. But the canal world has not disappeared completely. Hayfield Road, a long terrace of workers’ cottages with front doors opening flat onto the street, looks much as it did in sepia postcards from a century ago ... Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/
Morris Oxford
Morris Oxford
Dolly, alas, turns out not to be a buxom barmaid but a whiskery Victorian landlord – Mr William Dolley, who presided over the establishment from 1852-1877. Once his successors had sold up, the hut was demolished, to be replaced in 1937 by the solid red brick (and magnificent grouting) of The Anchor Inn...  Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/ Grouting, Barmaid, Buxom, Red Bricks, Being A Landlord
The Anchor Inn, Oxford
Dolly, alas, turns out not to be a buxom barmaid but a whiskery Victorian landlord – Mr William Dolley, who presided over the establishment from 1852-1877. Once his successors had sold up, the hut was demolished, to be replaced in 1937 by the solid red brick (and magnificent grouting) of The Anchor Inn... Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/
Morris Oxford
Morris Oxford
There may not be a Plato Place or Socrates Street in Oxford; but how many towns outside Greece can boast an Aristotle Bridge?  No one knows for sure how the name came about, but it’s not unreasonable to speculate that Philosophy dons once strolled here on their way to Port Meadow and Wolvercote, discussing Logic and Epistemology as they went. Aristotle’s method of teaching was, after all, peripatetic ...   Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/ Socrates, Stroll, Logic
Aristotle Bridge, Oxford
There may not be a Plato Place or Socrates Street in Oxford; but how many towns outside Greece can boast an Aristotle Bridge? No one knows for sure how the name came about, but it’s not unreasonable to speculate that Philosophy dons once strolled here on their way to Port Meadow and Wolvercote, discussing Logic and Epistemology as they went. Aristotle’s method of teaching was, after all, peripatetic ... Read the FULL STORY here: https://morrisoxford.co.uk/aristotle-bridge/
Morris Oxford
Morris Oxford