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Caption for New Mill, The Village C1955: We are at the junction of Wingrave Road on the left, which leads into Tring past the site of the old Tring silk mill, and Tringford Road on the right; the photographer is standing in Bulbourne Road where it meets the Icknield Way, which goes straight on past the 1950s council houses. The Queen's Arms pub of about 1840 provided a social centre for New Mill, but it was demolished for road improvement some twenty years ago.

An extract from Aylesbury Photographic Memories.

Memories of New Mill

Behind the Implement Gate you can just see a large house that has now been demolished to make way for a not very pretty estate. The large house was owned by the Calverton family who were considered to be very 'posh', and were often seen riding their horses around the village, they had stables on land at the (...Read full memory)

I was born in 1949 and lived in New Mill until 1973. I clearly remember the Implement gate, what happened to it? We used to meet there as boys, close to the canal where we played football in a field known as "Sewage Farm Stadium" as it adjoined the open sewage works where we dug worms for fishing. There was very (...Read full memory)

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