Goring, The Lock 1896

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Caption for Goring, The Lock 1896: Further along the bridge we look into the backwater with the lock island on the left and the old lock-keeper's cottage beyond the tree. Goring collected a number of late Victorian and Edwardian riverside houses and boathouses between the river and the village proper. The now tiled boathouse on the right is today a doctor's surgery.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

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I was sent here some time around 1944/45?, I lived in a farmhouse to the left of this picture, just after the turning left, in fact the entrance was just on the right as one turned left. The family I think were called "Choules", or Choles", I can remember the post office on the right, and I also remember going down the lane on the (...Read full memory)

More about this scene


Caption for Goring, The Lock 1896: Further along the bridge we look into the backwater with the lock island on the left and the old lock-keeper's cottage beyond the tree. Goring collected a number of late Victorian and Edwardian riverside houses and boathouses between the river and the village proper. The now tiled boathouse on the right is today a doctor's surgery.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

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