Jericho Heritage

Jericho is Oxford's oldest suburb. This is a selection of articles about its history

The canal today is used for residential boats as well as leisure boats

The Oxford Canal

Posted - Nov 08, 2012

A brief history of Jericho’s waterway

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy in Jericho

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Clement Shaw on Jericho’s role in Jude the Obscure

Lyra aboard a canal boat

The Bohemian Republic of Jericho

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Philip Pullman on a place made to human measure.

The First Anniversary of the Death of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

The Pre-Raphaelites

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Jericho has striking connections with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Until the 1960s the only way to cross the canal in Jericho was via the ferry

Wharf history

Posted - Oct 12, 2012

The Jericho wharf site dates back to the early eighteenth century.

Betjeman campaign poster

Artistic links

Posted - Oct 12, 2012

Jericho has links with many artists and writers