Bottesford, Leicestershire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Bottesford, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Bottesford

Historic Maps of Bottesford and the local area.

Memories of Bottesford
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Read and share your memories of Bottesford itself or of a particular photo of Bottesford.

Dear Herbie, You tell me so many great stories. I'd like to tell you one. On our way to Thirsk that day in 1990, Molly, Cassie and I spotted a castle tweaking our curiosity. We bumped over a 2 track path winding around and up the hill. It must have been a farm trail. We found ourselves on the side of the castle. We (...Read full memory)

I now live in Australia but I have fond memories of going to the pictures at the hall and also being terrified when having to partake in the school plays at Christmas which were held in the hall. My parents ran the Shell Sevice Station and Cafe for about four years (Gwen and Eric Simms) 1953-1957. If there is anyone who (...Read full memory)