This is a view of the Bathampton Tea Gardens which occupied the old buildings of Bathampton Mill, and the picture is taken from Bathampton Bridge. On the O.S. Somerset sheet XIV Revision of 1930 with additions in 1938. The buildings were bought by my Uncle and Aunt, Stan and Gwen Burge, in 1933, using money ...Read full memory
I used to go and stay with my grandparents at Merton Lodge. It's the only house left in what was once a whole row, it looks sad and forlorn these days stuck between the new road and bungalows.
My great-grandmother is burried in the church and owned the George Inn in 1881.
This is the old mill on the banks of the River Avon at Bathampton. It may have been operational at this time but by 1930 it was labelled as disused.
My husband and I had our wedding reception here! My mum found the receipt - £75. It was absolutely wonderful. It's still lovely, though not quite as 'individual' as it was back then.
Just wondered what they called "the weir" relating to the weir Tea Gardens in 1959 at Bathampton.
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