Bagshot, High Curly Hill 1903

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Caption for Bagshot, High Curly Hill 1903: High Curly Hill is a noted viewpoint on Bagshot Heath in the Lightwater Country Park, with a marked trail leading to the hilltop. A century ago, this was an area of rhododendron and nursery gardens, several of which survive. The Scots pines were introduced to the area in 1800.

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Memories of Bagshot


I was born at the Duchess of Connaught Nursing Home in Bagshot in 1943 and my Mother remembered my Father paying a quick visit and being told off for hanging his Army coat on the door!

I was born on the 5th January 1948 in the Duchess of Connaught Nursing Home, Bagshot, evidently I was the only girl in a room full of boys.

My dad, Eric Berry, used to clip this hedge - BY HAND! When we're little, things always seem bigger than they really are, but my recollections of watching my Dad clip this hedge on the days he did the gardening at St Anne's church, were pretty accurate. It really is as big as I remember! I also recall going (...Read full memory)

how many people remember the good old Bird In Hand pub on London road of Bagshot its was opposite the new waitrose store. well folks next year in 2017 it will be turned into costa coffee drive through. does anyone have fond memories .managed to take a recent photo of the old bird in hand

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Caption for Bagshot, High Curly Hill 1903: High Curly Hill is a noted viewpoint on Bagshot Heath in the Lightwater Country Park, with a marked trail leading to the hilltop. A century ago, this was an area of rhododendron and nursery gardens, several of which survive. The Scots pines were introduced to the area in 1800.

An extract from Surrey.

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