Thursday, 22 February 2018

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IT is difficult to believe that this railway bridge on the Henley branch line was originally made from timber trestles. The two ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS is part of the altar in the south transept at St Mary the Virgin Church in Hambleden. It is a 16th century carved wooden panel ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

NOT far from the footpath leading under the lawns at Wittington House, near Medmenham, but on the opposite side of the river, is a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS house is tucked away right next to Henley Bridge on the Berkshire side of the Thames where the toll-house once stood, hence its ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

I FIRST featured this old road from Mill End to Medmenham in Hidden Henley more than 10 years ago, when a padlocked gate had been ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH New Year walks in the Chilterns being such a popular pastime, many readers will know the footpaths in Checkendon. When walking ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AS we begin another new year, I thought I’d remind you of some years that have been marked by flooding. There are many flood marker ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY readers, especially those fond of walking, will have seen this eye-catching Roman Catholic chapel. Christ the Redeemer is in the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

I AM sure many of you will be aware of John Buckley’s shark sculpture protruding from the roof of a terrace house in Oxford. Nearer to ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WIDMORE Pond in Sonning Common is well worth a visit. Records show that it existed as far back as 1673 when its owner, Thomas Stonor, ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE river in Henley has been a significant visitor attraction for many years. The town became more accessible to tourists after the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AS far as I know, this spot is not way-marked so it not particularly easy to find. The ornamental well or water source in the woods ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WHAT happens when part of a road is by-passed and the original road becomes a cul-de-sac or lay-by? There are several examples of this ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

PROBABLY the best known feature of Henley is the iconic bridge (c 1786). It was configured by William Hayward who frequently expressed ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IF you have been watching Celebrity Hunted on Channel 4 you may have recognished this scene. As they bid to evade capture, the Made in ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE road outside the St George & Dragon pub and restaurant in Wargrave is usually very busy but it’s unlikely that passing drivers ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE Angel on the Bridge in Henley must be one of the most photographed pubs in the country. And one of the Brakspear pub’s most famous ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE churchyard at St Bartholomew’s in Lower Basildon has this prominent sculpture of two young brothers who drowned in a branch of the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IT may be coincidence but since I featured this a few years ago an explanation sign has been placed for visitors to read the rather ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

CAVERSHAM Court Gardens are next to the River Thames and popular with both visitors and locals. Back in the 12th century this was the ...

 

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