Cowplain, The Spotted Cow c.1965
Memories of Cowplain
My nan lived in Crestland Close. We shopped on the main street and bought lardy cake from the bakers/cafe next to the Post Office on King's Road. My grandfather had a Pyrenean Mountain Dog which used to go shopping ...Read full memory
Like David, I remember Carters' Sweet Shop. I was a regular customer in the early to mid 1970s, when I attended Padnell Infants and then Padnell Junior School. Mr Carter handed it over to his daughter, who I think was called ...Read full memory
My first school around 1969, 5 years old. I still remember there being railway sleepers in the play ground, and we each had a hook to hang coats and PE bags on, mine was a rabbit. Lucky for me my nan lived very close so I used to go ...Read full memory
I lived as a toddler in Kings Road, Cowplain, between 1958 and 1963, in the days when it was a cul-de-sac. These photographs really bring back memories. If I'm not mistaken, the small building on the right of the ...Read full memory
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