Guildford, High Street 1953

Guildford, High Street 1953

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Memories of Guildford

Change Of Name

Now known at St Lukes hospital, I worked there from 1965-1977. It has seen many changes.

A memory of Guildford

Tree Tops

I think that the "Tree Tops" kennels may now be on this site and that is where we brought our black lab "shep" from

Mom's School In Guildford

Mom's school.  My mom was called Robina James. I am her daughter Susie - Mom came to USA after the war.

Update On Castle Street

The houses in Castle Street have been knocked down some 20 years ago. I used to live in no 18 and used to play in the castle grounds since we had no garden.

A memory of Guildford by Bob Whitehead

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About this photo

The last chapter's tour starts in Guildford, a cathedral city since 1927. Sir Edwin Maufe's dignified and apt cathedral was only completed in 1966, with much of the work dating from the period spanned by this book. The town has a superb situation on the chalk ridge, with a castle south of the High Street; the ridge is cut through by the River Wey. Many superb buildings complement the townscape, and this 1950s view looking west just before the major descent to the river valley captures some of this quality. Note the road with its stone setts rather than tarmac.

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