Windsor, The Castle From The River Thames 1895

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Caption for Windsor, The Castle From The River 1895: Frith's photographer could not resist one of the most photographed views along the Thames: Windsor Castle on its cliff-top towering above the town and river. The largest continuously inhabited medieval castle in the world, it covers thirteen acres. However, much of what we see now owes more to the 1820s; at that time George IV expended the then fabulous sum of £1,000,000.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

Memories of Windsor


I used to work on a pig farm which belonged to a farmer by the name of Lovejoy, he was a provider for Wall's Pork Sausages. The thing was that I had some time to myself where I would explore the woodlands around St Leonard's Hill, one day I found an old derelict mansion with hardly any of its structure (...Read full memory)

Usually accompany the changing of the guard and also any special occasion.

If you needed exercise this walk would be more than you bargained for.

A good view of the connecting bridge between Windsor and Eton. Only now open to foot traffic.

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Caption for Windsor, The Castle From The River 1895: Frith's photographer could not resist one of the most photographed views along the Thames: Windsor Castle on its cliff-top towering above the town and river. The largest continuously inhabited medieval castle in the world, it covers thirteen acres. However, much of what we see now owes more to the 1820s; at that time George IV expended the then fabulous sum of £1,000,000.

An extract from Down the Thames Photographic Memories.

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