Hertford Bridge Oxford landmark - Stock Image

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Hertford Bridge is often called the Bridge of Sighs because of the similarity to the famous bridge in Venice. Actually, it looks more like the Rialto Bridge, and this Oxford structure was never intended to be a replica of any existing bridge. It was completed in 1914 to connect two sections of Hertford College, but has since been closed to foot traffic. Legend has it, that after a survey of all Oxford students, those at Hertford were found to be heavier than any others, so the college closed the bridge in order to give the students more exercise!

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