Brimpton, Berkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Brimpton and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Lindfield School Hyde End House

Lindfield School, Hyde End House, Brimpton. I would love to hear from anyone who has memories of Lindfield School, Hyde End House, Brimpton. I was there from when I was six until I was eight, between 1947 - 1949, and have many recollections of the place - some good: the beautiful grounds, the old kitchen ...Read full memory

A memory of Brimpton

Hyde End House

I was at school (Lindfield) in this fine old Georgian building from 1947-1951 and spent many happy hours playing in the extensive grounds and old outbuildings and stables. One year our dormitory was above the stable block where the principal was raising day old chicks to supplement our austere post-war rations. The awful ...Read full memory

A memory of Brimpton by Paul Alexander

Our First Visit 1961

As far as I was concerned, at the tender age of eleven, I belonged to a Norfolk family having only known Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, my birthplace. The untitled photograph of Hyde End House that hung in my grandfather's hall was an enigma and so intrigued my mother that she had to find out its relevence and where it was. ...Read full memory

A memory of Brimpton by Alan Hyde