Tuesday, 17 July 2018

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 ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY readers will remember the Two Brewers pub in Wargrave Road, Henley. It always seemed busy, although clearly not enough to prevent ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THERE has been a lot of talk recently about Henley hauntings and ghosts with Mary Blandy being the name that comes up most often. Her ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MY item about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Crowsley Park three weeks ago sparked a lot of interest among readers so this week I have ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS small area of grass next to Green Pond in Binfield Heath used to be known as Shiplake Common but these days is better known as ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

COLD Bath Stream, which runs alongside the River & Rowing Museum in Henley and flows into the Thames in Marsh Meadow, has been ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS is one of two dog’s heads on top of the gate pillars at the entrance to Crowsley Park in the parish of Shiplake that are reputed ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THERESA MAY was merely Home Secretary when she officially opened the riverside flats called Remenham Row in June 2000. There is a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY readers will have been following the signs featuring sketches of St Botolph to the snowdrop walks and the refreshing teas and ...

 

Catkins lit by spring sunshine

Catkins lit by spring sunshine

Sir, — I could not resist taking this photograph on Tuesday morning last week with some almost spring-like sunshine lighting the ...

 

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