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Northamptonshire Living Memories

Northamptonshire Living Memories

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Caption for Wollaston, High Street C1955: The High Street runs northwards, parallel to the through road to Irchester. It is a narrow road with a mix of architectural styles and has suffered much rebuilding since the 1950s. A 1970s terrace replaces the pebble-dashed terrace on the right. The Boot Inn, an 18th-century painted stone and thatched-roofed building, survives, while the shop beyond is now Whibley's, a newsagent and general store.

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Memories of Wollaston

I was born in Wollaston in 1944 and left the village in 1971.I would love to hear from any of my friendswho still live there if they want to hear from me.

One didn't have to travel to London in the past to watch pro bands plying their trade. The Nag's Head public house was a much attended venue during the late 1960s and early 1970s for watching many of the (what was then known as) progressive bands of that era. The pub was run by the a very large man by the name of Bob (...Read full memory)

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