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Description of the Soke Bridge, Winchester, by Heywood Sumner

Brief Description

Description of the River Itchen through Winchester, by Heywood Sumner, 1881.

Subject Date

Late 19th century

Creator

Heywood Sumner

Owner

Hampshire Library and Information Service

Contributor

Hampshire Library and Information Service

Full Description

The branch of the River Itchen which passes through the poorer parts of the city. Heywood Sumner couples a brief history of Wolvesey Castle with reflections on the health of the city caused by its low-lying position. An inset woodcut illustrates the ruins of Wolvesey Castle.

Place

Winchester, Winchester City, Hampshire

Subject

bridge, Soke Bridge, health, Wolvesey Castle, river, River Itchen

Content Type

Text in Book

Location

Winchester Library - Jewry Street

Local Ref

X006482074

Collection

Images

Object ID/Record ID

O855

Image ID

2547
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