Picture special: Oxford's streets merging from the old to the new

Cornmarket Street

Cornmarket Street

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The Oxford Times: Photograph of the Author by , Assistant Editor

Oxford is world famous for its historic streets and skyline but the city has changed over time. Two years ago our graphic artist, Mel Costello, and our photographers made these stunning images of famous Oxford streets by merging old images with those from the modern day. Here we re-publish them for you to enjoy...

The Oxford Times:

  • The Plain

The Oxford Times:

  • Park End Street

The Oxford Times:

  • George Street

The Oxford Times:

  • St Aldate's

The Oxford Times:

  • St Aldate's near Folly Bridge

The Oxford Times:

  • The High

The Oxford Times:

  • Cornmarket Street

The Oxford Times:

  • Cornmarket Street looking towards St Aldate's

The Oxford Times:

  • Summertown

The Oxford Times:

  • Cornmarket once more

The Oxford Times:

  • The Plain looking towards St Clement's

The Oxford Times:

  • George Street

The Oxford Times:

  • The Carfax junction of Cornmarket Street looking towards The High
  • And if you want to stay in the mood, visit our Memory Lane section, brought to you by John Chipperfield

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12:21pm Wed 12 Mar 14

King Joke says...

I like that sports car outside the Odeon on George St, can anyone ID it for me?
I like that sports car outside the Odeon on George St, can anyone ID it for me? King Joke
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5:42pm Wed 12 Mar 14

RobMoss says...

Do any photos of the Woolworths on Cornmarket street exist..?
Do any photos of the Woolworths on Cornmarket street exist..? RobMoss
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9:17pm Wed 12 Mar 14

King Joke says...

Rob, there are some on the County photo archive on their website.
Rob, there are some on the County photo archive on their website. King Joke
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7:22am Thu 13 Mar 14

The racer says...

@King Joke It could be an MG Magna - slightly longer bonnet than a Midget (to clear the six-cylinder engine). Built 1932-'33 as the F-type, '33-'34 as the L-type. But I can't blow the pic up enough to see detail.
@King Joke It could be an MG Magna - slightly longer bonnet than a Midget (to clear the six-cylinder engine). Built 1932-'33 as the F-type, '33-'34 as the L-type. But I can't blow the pic up enough to see detail. The racer
  • Score: 0

8:25am Thu 13 Mar 14

King Joke says...

Cheers mate :-)
Cheers mate :-) King Joke
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