Friday, 18 June 2021

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

I WAS interested to see this graffiti at St Peter and St Paul Church in Medmenham, which is located at the junction of the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS apparent church tower can be seen on the approach to Greys Court. Yet there is no church at the National Trust property, only ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

TUCKED away in crevices of trees or set in old fencing posts on footpaths in Hurley are these fairy doors. Who made and installed them ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE houses in Garrick Mews, Wargrave, are built on the site of a theatre built in 1788. This was an extravagant project by Richard ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE letters on this post stand for Oxfordshire County Council. There are a few of these left from the days when the roads were quieter ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

ANYONE passing the perimeter wall of Leander Club may notice the plaque in my picture. It marks the opening of a new entrance to mark ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS refurbished former shop front in High Street, Wargrave, was once part of the half a dozen or so Jennings butcher’s shops around ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE old shelter opposite the church in Rotherfield Greys has a circular illustration of Queen Victoria and the inscription: “Erected ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE remains of a swimming pool in the grounds of the former Henley Grammar School, which is now part of The Henley College, have been ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

ALONG the old byway in Peppard known as Dog Lane, just before the main road, is a charming 17th century cottage proudly displaying ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE old public byway that runs from the Highmoor side of Nettlebed through the woods to Bix has become difficult to use for wheeled ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE’S a summer scene from the tail end of Hennerton Backwater about half a mile upstream from Marsh Lock and accessible to canoes or ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS obelisk can only be glimpsed from the pavement on Remenham Hill as it resides in the grounds of Park Place. In around 1837, ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS fine building can be found on the approach to Lower Assendon and has a Chilterns award plate proudly mounted by the front door. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE we have the curious sight of a swing or kissing gate on a public footpath all on its own. The surrounding fencing has completely ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS must be one of the most curious entrances to a private house. Lych Gate can be found in Peppard Lane, Henley. But why did the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

ONE of the best known but mysterious places in Henley is Friar Park. It was built for Sir Frank Crisp, a lawyer and microscopist, in ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE past year was the ninth in succession in which the rainfall had been above average but there was very little flooding. The River ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS is a Henley borough boundary marker from 1908 that is sunk into the ground so that just the top is visible. Many people walk past ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE finish point of the Henley Royal Regatta races has featured here before but I have only recently spotted the embossed stone in my ...

 

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