Thursday, 27 January 2022

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

PART of the wall around the former Fred Cook’s nursery, almost opposite the Little Angel in Henley, used the old method of deterring ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THERE is a delightful public footpath from Northfield End in Henley along the back of some garden outbuildings and out on to the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MUCH work has taken place at what was formerly the Red Lion Hotel, now The Relais Henley. But the red lion statue at the main entrance ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE woods between Crazies Hill and Warren Row are home to several curiosities. On the Warren Row side you pass an unusual green tin ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

TAKE a glance at the plaque on the entrance to this fine building in Hambleden. The substantial gabled Jacobean manor house contrasts ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

MANY thanks to former Henley mayor Martin Akehurst who got in touch about what he calls the second Henley Bridge. He says: “Drivers ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS table in the Royal House Dental Centre in Station Road, Henley, gives a hint to the building’s history. On this spot in 1864 ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

FOR almost a century the Henley and District Housing Trust has been offering affordable housing to people in necessitous circumstances....

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS crumbling construction can be seen from the roadside near Checkendon. A few metres into the woodland is what appears to have been ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE’S a fabulous piece of ornamentation just above No 3 Greys Road, Henley, next to the sports shop. With its stained glass windows, ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS half-cylindrical shaped building can be found on the recreation ground and cricket field in Checkendon. The design was invented ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH petrol forecourts being high on the news agenda this week, here is a reminder of what it was like to fill up years ago. At Bridge ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WE are fortunate in this area to have a network of public footpaths leading through the outstanding Chilterns countryside. Some of ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE Queen will be attending the COP26 Climate Change conference in Glasgow in November along with 120 other heads of state as well as ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

TWO new signs with the same name have recently appeared off Deanfield Avenue, Henley, near the junction with Greys Road. Old Greys ...

 

Hidden Henley

AT Greys Court there is a rare donkey wheel. The last family to live there before the historic property was given to the National ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS curious open water tank at Bix dates back to the late 19th century and was lost to view for 60 years as it became overgrown. It ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE style is certainly Banksy but this piece of street art just off the Playhatch roundabout is surely the work of an impersonator. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

ON the road to Marlow from Henley between Mill End and Medmenham is a small group of cottages known as Westfield. The decorations over ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS is a highly significant house name in nearby Bourne End. It used to be the home of Enid Blyton who wrote thousands of children’s ...

 

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