Thursday, 23 May 2019

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IN the early days of this feature years ago, I invited readers to look down from the pavement at New Dominion House in Gravel Hill to ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE area of the Thames near Marsh Lock used to be known as Beggars Hole. Looking upstream, the view is picturesque and inspired the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

NEXT to the often dried up Leyland Pond in the Ipsden area is a monument erected to “lay the ghost” of John Thurlow Reade, whose death ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS apple sculpture was donated to Henley by the people of Leichlingen in Germany in 2012 to celebrate the twinning of the two towns. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS popular footpath will be busy with walkers during the Easter holiday. This is no ordinary path but rather one that may have been ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

BACK in May 1999 Henley had a controversial new traffic scheme put to the vote. On the front page of this newspaper under the headline ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WALKERS who take the public footpath alongside the River Thames at Shiplake may have passed by this sign and wondered what it ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE number of barber’s shops in Henley has been increasing and with it a modern twist on the traditional barber’s pole. There is a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WE are back in Wargrave high street this week where there are many historic buildings. Harriette Smith, the daughter of a former vicar ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IN 2001 I featured the wreckage of a small motor boat named Canard Sauvage which could be seen protruding from the river next to the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HOUSED in this domed building, which would not look out of place in India, is the Maharajah’s Well in Stoke Row. It is well worth a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS plaque is on the front of a building in Church Street, Wargrave, where once stood Queen Emma's Palace. The old “palace” had ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IT may puzzle you why I am printing this picture of a security door chain, as fitted at many homes to allow the door to be slightly ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

COLLINS END is a hamlet near Goring Heath which for many years had its own pub in a country lane surrounded by beech woods. The King ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THESE remains of an old monument are in a field next to the bypass as you take the road from Crowmarsh and approach the new River ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

FOLLOWING my item about the fairy doors on trees in Mill Meadows, Henley, a couple of weeks ago, readers have suggested featuring ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY readers will, hopefully, be keeping up with their New Year’s resolution to take more exercise so may be interested in a booklet ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AS we pass into 2019, there seems to have been no end to the almost daily news coverage of Brexit and there’s surely more to come. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY readers will have attended Holy Trinity Church in Henley over Christmas. Its location between Church Street and Greys Hill is a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THESE buildings at Northfield End, Henley, housed the grammar school until 1928. In the 18th century they were part of the Bell Inn, ...

 

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