Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE is a rather sad sight in Fawley. This is the former Walnut Tree pub in Roundhouse Lane. It opened in the early Sixties and was ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE is another curiosity relating to the McKenzie family, the one-time owners of Fawley Court, who were mentioned here a couple of ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AMONG the very old effects in Fawley Church is this more modern stained glass window depicting the tree of life created by artist John ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS weir is where Clappers Bridge on the River Thames in Caversham used to be. It was connected to some horrifying Victorian murders. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS fine house in Fawley has some large lettering on its frontage but I have not been able to find out to whom or what it refers. The ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

A MEMORIAL plaque in a church is a special privilege reserved for exceptional cases. There can be none more deserving than Sir Steve ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE former main road at Westfield between Mill End and Medmenham that has been used as a layby for decades and is indicated on ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

A YEAR ago the old derelict building of Thames Bridge House was still standing, the safety barriers were in position and a large hole ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

DATING back to the 17th century, The Seven Stars at nearby Knowl Hill was a popular Brakspear pub on the A4 Bath Road and may have ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE Thames-side village of Sonning is the victim of seemingly never-ending queues of traffic waiting to cross the bridge but some ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH Henley Royal Regatta in full swing here’s an alternative view of two famous rowers. If you take the public footpath along the far ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THANKS to Sally Rankin of Henley Wildlife Group for getting in touch about my Cold Bath Stream source question of a few weeks ago. I ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WHEN you are next walking along River Side in Henley, do pause for a moment to admire the fine buildings facing the river. During the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS track in Binfield Heath is overgrown but must have been used more extensively in the past. A notice calls it Keeps Lane yet maps ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

SOMEWHERE around Shiplake Lock Island on the River Thames is marked on old maps as a bathing place. However, it does not look as if it ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE memorial plaque on the outside wall of this fine riparian house in a backwater reach in Wargrave is unusual. It is not really ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS old munitions chest can be seen in St Mary the Virgin Church in Hambleden. It used to belong to Lord Cardigan, who was born in ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH the weather working its way towards summer, many workers in Henley may be turning to the public seats in this spot to take their ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

PROMPTED by a reader’s response to my item about the interior of St Mary’s Church in Henley three weeks ago, here is something else to ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS gate on White Hill has signs to warn passers-by that there is “No Entry”, although it is clear that the entrance to the old chalk ...

 

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