Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WALKERS following the public footpath from the Lashbrook area of Shiplake around the curves of the River Thames will encounter a ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

EMILY CLIMESON’S 1896 guide to Henley calls an old building on the site now occupied by Townlands Memorial Hospital the Henley Union, ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AS you walk the Thames Path from Whitchurch towards Goring, take a look at this curious well-hidden concrete gun emplacement, ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS photograph was taken around this time of year about two decades ago. It shows a distinctive old timber building on the Berkshire ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THERE is a fine autumn walk with plenty of fresh riverside air to be had along Willow Lane in Wargrave and from there along the public ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH the BBC currently screening a series called Trust about the abduction of John Paul Getty III, I thought I’d show you this ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

A WALK up the footpath from Hurley towards Ashley Hill will reveal this curious pyramid-shaped structure in the adjoining field. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

SANDWICHED between the houses on the Gainsborough estate and the King James Way and Deanfield Avenue developments in Henley is a most ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE Laura Ashley store in Reading Road, Henley, was a car works and sale room in the Fifties. The dropped kerb needed to drive the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

IT’S not often that a grave headstone incorporates a line of music but this one at St Mary’s Church in Hambleden marks the resting ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HUNDREDS of visitors walk past this weathered plaque at Hambleden Lock without noticing it. Admittedly, the wording is difficult to ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE is a rather sad sight in Fawley. This is the former Walnut Tree pub in Roundhouse Lane. It opened in the early Sixties and was ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

HERE is another curiosity relating to the McKenzie family, the one-time owners of Fawley Court, who were mentioned here a couple of ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

AMONG the very old effects in Fawley Church is this more modern stained glass window depicting the tree of life created by artist John ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS weir is where Clappers Bridge on the River Thames in Caversham used to be. It was connected to some horrifying Victorian murders. ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS fine house in Fawley has some large lettering on its frontage but I have not been able to find out to whom or what it refers. The ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

A MEMORIAL plaque in a church is a special privilege reserved for exceptional cases. There can be none more deserving than Sir Steve ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE former main road at Westfield between Mill End and Medmenham that has been used as a layby for decades and is indicated on ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

A YEAR ago the old derelict building of Thames Bridge House was still standing, the safety barriers were in position and a large hole ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

DATING back to the 17th century, The Seven Stars at nearby Knowl Hill was a popular Brakspear pub on the A4 Bath Road and may have ...

 

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