Tilshead, Wiltshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Tilshead, 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 Tilshead

Historic Maps of Tilshead and the local area.

It was in 1944 and I was an 18 year old gunner in the Royal Artillery.By mistake, my mate Peter and I found ourselves posted to a little village called Tilshead,it was a clerical error because when we got there no one at the Army unit knew what to do with us. Sunday morning arrived,and what better to do than go to the (...Read full memory)

Sadly, the Bell Inn closed sometime in the early sixties. And along with other faithful regulars, I was there on the evening when the last pint was drawn.