Colerne, Wiltshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Colerne, 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 Colerne

Historic Maps of Colerne and the local area.

I was born in Box and can remember playing football against Colerne in the late 50s what a slog up road hill , They always won because we were to tired, But downhill all the way back. anyone else remember ?

The Colerne 'cross-tree', as it was called, which can be seen at the left side of this photograph of the market square and church, was an elm, I think. It was already looking pretty ancient when I lived there in 1940-42. In fact you can see in the photo, taken some years earlier, that it's hollow at (...Read full memory)