Jericho Heritage

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

<p>The canal today is used for residential boats as well as leisure boats</p>

The Oxford Canal

Posted - Nov 08, 2012

A brief history of Jericho’s waterway

<p>Thomas Hardy</p>

Thomas Hardy in Jericho

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Clement Shaw on Jericho’s role in Jude the Obscure

<p>Lyra aboard a canal boat</p>

The Bohemian Republic of Jericho

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Philip Pullman on a place made to human measure.

<p>The First Anniversary of the Death of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rosetti</p>

The Pre-Raphaelites

Posted - Apr 21, 2013

Jericho has striking connections with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

<p>Until the 1960s the only way to cross the canal in Jericho was via the ferry</p>

Wharf history

Posted - Oct 12, 2012

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

<p>Betjeman campaign poster</p>

Artistic links

Posted - Oct 12, 2012

Jericho has links with many artists and writers