Windsor, The Guildhall 1937

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Caption for Windsor, The Guildhall 1937: The late 17th-century Town Hall was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, whose father was Dean of Windsor. This striking building includes an impressive baroque statue of Prince George of Denmark, which was presented by Wren's son in 1713.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Windsor


I believe this is still in operation as a hotel, to the left are the boathouses where the Eton rowing club was housed.

As a teenager living in the Old Kent Road back in the early 1960s, Windsor was surprisingly accessible to me. I spent most summer Saturdays fishing the lock cut at Romney Island. A number 53 bus would take me to Lower Marsh, which was the rear entrance to Waterloo Station. A short walk up the slope (...Read full memory)

Can't recall if the "old girl" was still standing at the intersection of Castle Hill and Peascod St when I visited in 2010, but she stood there for a great many years.

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)

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Caption for Windsor, The Guildhall 1937: The late 17th-century Town Hall was designed by Sir Christopher Wren, whose father was Dean of Windsor. This striking building includes an impressive baroque statue of Prince George of Denmark, which was presented by Wren's son in 1713.

An extract from Berkshire Photographic Memories.

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