Ashford, High Street c.1960

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Caption for Ashford, High Street c1960: Smart dress and good behaviour are to be seen here in front of the picturesque Clock House Pavilion. And there are no skateboards or litter in this park scene from a more orderly age.

An extract from Hythe, Romney Marsh and Ashford Photographic Memories.

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I have really good memories of going to Stanhope Primary School along Kingsnorth Road, Ashford. Are there any old photos of the school? I know it has been pulled down.. such a beautiful old building.

HI ITS TONY GATES I REMMBER SOME OF THE PUBS THAT ONCE WHERE THERE MABY THAY STILL ARE COACH AND HORSES ELEPHANT AND CASTLE SOMERSET ARMS WELLINGTON THE SARACENS HEAD THE SARACENS SHADS THE ALFRED ARMS MAN OF KENT THE DUKE OF MORLBOROGH THE BRITISH VOLUNTEER DUKE OF YORK THE CASTLE MARKET HOTEL LORD (...Read full memory)

RE Photo 60335 - Sorry, but this photo is of the building that replaced the original Hospital built (circa 1890) in Station Road (formerly Marsh Street) a few doors from the Baptist Church and next to the town's Gas Works. The new Hospital was built as it was considered that the smell of gas was not conducive to (...Read full memory)

i can remember visiting this nursery on east hill. It belonged to my grandfather and I spent many happy days going around the plants with him, I remember him growing yellow tomatoes. His two elderly sisters lived in the cottage. Can anyone else remember this nursery it was demolished in the 60's and was made a car park.

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Caption for Ashford, High Street c1960: Smart dress and good behaviour are to be seen here in front of the picturesque Clock House Pavilion. And there are no skateboards or litter in this park scene from a more orderly age.

An extract from Hythe, Romney Marsh and Ashford Photographic Memories.

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