Thursday, 17 August 2017

Hidden Henley

A FINE-LOOKING building along Waterworks Lane is doing an essential job without ever being noticed.

A FINE-LOOKING building along Waterworks Lane is doing an essential job without ever being noticed.

The clue is the plaque in my picture, which reads “Henley-on-Thames Water Company Limited 1881. Archibald Brakspear, chairman”.

The pumps can be heard from outside the building but as it’s at the the bottom of the steep escarpment next to Makins recreation ground it is hidden from view.



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