Winchester (view from St Giles Hill) Tea Towel

Winchester (view from St Giles Hill) Tea Towel by Town Towels.
Winchester (view from St Giles Hill) Tea Towel by Town Towels.

Winchester (view from St Giles Hill) Tea Towel

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Nestled in the heart of the South Downs, there’s something very romantic about Winchester – the half-timbered houses with their gables leaning slightly, the River Itchen flowing softly through the city centre. There are water mills and old Roman walls. There are even ruined castles! It’s no surprise that John Keats wrote some of his most famous poems here, including his ode ‘To Autumn’! Not to mention the city’s history – it was one of England’s ‘proto-capitals’, first developed by the Romans and reconstructed during the reign of Alfred the Great.

They say size doesn’t matter, but it does with cathedrals: and Winchester is the longest Gothic cathedral in the world. Begun in the late eleventh century, the cathedral is a magnificent example of religious architecture. Everything balances delicately: towers, arches, and flying buttresses floating on the air above the city.

This design shows Winchester Cathedral from the viewpoint on St Giles Hill, ten minutes’ walk east of the city centre. This hill was once the location of the largest fair in Europe, St Giles Fair, and these days it’s the perfect place for a picnic looking out over the rooftops of the city. Anyone who’s ever been up here is sure to fall in love with this tea towel!

Half Panama unbleached cotton (heavy weight, textured finish). Stitched on all four sides. Includes hanging loop. Measures approximately 19in x 28in (48cm x 70cm),. Machine wash at 40 degrees max. We recommend that before you use your tea towel for the first time you wash it at least once to soften up the material and make it more absorbent for drying dishes. Please note size can vary slightly.

Hanging Loop.

Special inks that mean colors last in the wash.

Designed and Manufactured in the UK.

All prices on The Bee's Knees British Imports website are in US dollars.


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