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Old street signs


The oldest surviving street signs of Oxford are easy to identify: they all have hyphens. The sixteen signs below were photographed by David Ludlow in 2004, and appear to date from the 1840s and 1850s.

Street names

The picture below shows two old hyphenated street-signs for Brasenose Lane
and Market Street that have now disappeared:

Brasenose Lane and Turl Street

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013