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The main buildings at Hertford College are linked together by a corridor called the "Bridge of Sighs," built in 1913-14 and named after the Ponte dei Sospiri in Venice.
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New College Ln., Oxford OX1 3BL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As an alumnus of Hertford College I want to make sure that no one remains under the misapprehension that this bridge is New College bridge. Some visitors come to believe it is because it spans New College Lane. The building to the right in the...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so nice to come across this well known feature of Oxford and take photos and gaze in awe at something we have seen regularly featured in Morse, Lewis and Endeavour

Thank 388sallyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bridge is very photogenic so worth a look. Also walk along New College lane which has not changed in many years and is used a lot for filming in the Morse prequel, Endeavour.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard of the Bridge of sighs but never seen it, on a wander around Oxford we came across the bridge. it really is quite beautiful. well worth a look

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found it on our way back from the Bodleian Library. We were not looking for it though, but we happily stumbled across it.

Thank brugnolc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is often shown on TV programmes such as Morse and Lewis. It is a really interesting place to see and of course photgraph.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like the Bridge of Sighs in Venice but worth stopping to admire the architecture. Clearly a Must See if you are visiting Oxford

Thank Quentin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have searched before to visit here and now we have found it. It is only a few yards from The Bodlian and well worth finding.

Thank MICHAEL H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Nothing like the original in Venice but still a wonderful piece of architecture linking college buildings in the city centre. Close by is the alley leading to the Turf tavern.

Thank kishere t
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This bridge is pretty to look and is interesting from an architectural point of view, it is also near the Turf Tavern which is a bonus!

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