Cold Ash, Berkshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Cold Ash, 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.

Old Maps of Cold Ash

Historic Maps of Cold Ash and the local area.

For a small rural community Cold Ash was a busy village in the 1950s. Collins’ Farm, three shops, four pubs, a coal merchant, and two garages all provided local employment. In addition the Convent with its farm and gardens employed farm and other maintenance staff although the bulk of the work there (...Read full memory)

Hello again. I started at Cold Ash School, St Marks C of E in 1953. The school consisted of the original brick building housing two class rooms and a large hall, plus a new wooden extension of two more class rooms and a cloak room. The infants' class was in the old building with its high windows to (...Read full memory)