You are standing in Jewry Street, on the opposite side of the road to the synagogue. This map shows how Winchester was when Licoricia was alive.

After Map 6, Winchester c. 1300, first published in the British Historic Towns Atlas Volume VI, Winchester © Historic Towns Trust and Winchester Excavations Committee 2017; not to be reproduced without written permission of copyright holders.

Winchester Council has created a marvellous Medieval Jewish Trail which will guide you round Jewish Winchester. This can be accessed here: http://Medieval Jewish Trail


This painting of a medieval Jew can be found in the Sepulchre chapel in the Cathedral (with the kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral).

On the first floor of the City Museum you can see this medieval Jewish token, excavated in north-east Winchester.

Token BS sf 3134, copyright Winchester Excavations Committee 2012; not to be reproduced without written permission of copyright holder.

The Great Hall of Winchester Castle is a building that Licoricia would have known well and is well-worth a visit. The painting below by Lucille Dwek shows Licoricia with Henry III in the Hall.

If you wish to learn more about Licoricia, please download a copy of our brochure (available on the front page of our website

We have also published a fascinating book, available in Winchester from the Tourist Information Centre at the Guildhall, ARC, the City Museum, the Great Hall, Waterstone’s in the High Street and P&G Wells in College Street by Winchester College. It is also available from Amazon and other online booksellers.