I always wander where pubs get there name from
The Bridge Inn was built on Victoria Bridge, when the tide came all the way into port sunlight
You cannot see the bridge now because it was buried under the road when the tidal creeks were filled in and some of the parapets used on the New Chester rd bridge
The name and date stone of the bridge is now opposite the Bridge Inn. Some fascinating info about that date stone and where it has been on this linkhttp://www.pmsa.org.uk/pmsa-database/5251/
The Bridge Inn on the left and Christ Church on the right
The church looks the same as today's church but on the other side of the bridge. Was it removed and rebuilt behind the Bridge Inn?
That picture is 1900 but in the article it says "Christ Church itself (interestingly, not until 1902-04)"
Here is the source of the article and picture http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/portsunlight/1.html