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Wiltshire Churches Photographic Memories

Wiltshire Churches Photographic Memories

The photo 'Tilshead, Thomas A'Beckett Church c1965' appears in this book.

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Caption for Tilshead, Thomas A'beckett Church C1965: The north aisle wall was moved when the aisle was widened in 1846, but the Norman arcades remain; they have three bays, with unmoulded arches of simple imposts with slight chamfering. The Norman circular font is banded with diagonal incisions. The communion rail is 18th-century.

An extract from Wiltshire Churches Photographic Memories.

Memories of Tilshead

First saw this house and street when I was a baby. Noads House was Mr and Mrs Browns house. It is still there in 2006 looking just the same!

my memories of tilshead ,well i lived there from1953 till 1968[from the age of 2 to 15 years old..every body seemed to know each other in the village ,a friendly small community as i remember .I first went to tilshead primary school [yes 2 classrooms and a big pot belly stove for warmth in winter. .Mrs (...Read full memory)

Summer 1959 (I think) I was with Abingdon School Combined Cadet Force at Westdown Camp for our annual training week. The nearest pub, for us naughty under-age drinkers in the evenings, was the Rose and Crown. Apart from the excellent beer and the landlord's tolerant welcome, my abiding memory is of a (...Read full memory)

Tilshead was the place where I was born and have lived in for a long time.  It is a quiet village of around 400 or so people.  There was and still is a post office.  There was a pub called The Bell but is now a private thatched house.  There are still two other pubs, The Rose and Crown, and The Black Horse. (...Read full memory)

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