Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Brimscombe, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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This photo is taken off a knowle in Knapp Hill Lane, above the Factories, of Critchlies, (now demolished0, who made hair grips and knitting needles in the 1960s and Olympic Varnish, who in made working canal boats in 1890. Knapp Lane exits into Toadsmoor Lane and past a factory once known as “Shiltons”, now (...Read full memory)
This photo is taken 100 yards up Brimscombe lane, looking back across the Golden Valley. The lane itself leads back up to Thrupp Lane & Dark lane, which is on its way to Quarhouse and the Lypiatt Manor, (the "Haunted House" and home of the Duke & Duchess of Kent). The photo looks towards (...Read full memory)