Monday, 12 April 2021

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 ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

OPPOSITE Greenlands, or Henley Business School, on the Henley-Marlow road is Dairy Lane, a no through road. Here there are several ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS decorative well, with a roof made from more than 50 horseshoes, is in the centre of Checkendon. Anyone visiting for the first ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IF you follow the footpath from St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Checkendon towards the equestrian centre, this figure dangling on a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AT Crowmarsh Gifford you can see this large plaque set into a specially designed wall to mark the entrance to the old South ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE use of mobile phones in the last 20 years has accelerated to such an extent that it’s almost impossible to imagine how we managed ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE Kenrick Mausoleum in Hambleden is a Grade-II listed neo-classical square building with an octagonal dome topped by an urn and was ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AROUND Henley there are several inspection covers and connection boxes with either the G.P.O., Post Office Telephones or just the ...

 

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