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Leicestershire Villages Photographic Memories

Leicestershire Villages Photographic Memories

The photo 'Woodhouse Eaves, view from Rocks c1960' appears in this book.

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Caption for Woodhouse Eaves, View From Rocks C1960: This picturesque view across the village contrasts the rugged foreground with the domestic quality of the buildings, emphasising the fact that they sit on pre-Cambrian rocks, which are among the oldest in Britain. Since 1960 the view has lost some of its charm: the treed backdrop is now given over to a mass of small

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Memories of Woodhouse Eaves

I have photos of all of the bedrooms that were named after nursery rhymes.

I grew up in Woodhouse Eaves and my siblings and I went to the school in this picture. This is of St Paul's junior school and if my memory is correct it had four classrooms, and the headmaster's office was in the building closest in view. We had to go into his office to get our school supplies as he had them stored in a (...Read full memory)

It was July/August of 1950 when I was sent here from my home town of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent at the age of eight, to convalesce after a serious post-operative infection. My first impressions were of a grim-looking, foreboding building, but those first, gloomy impressions were (...Read full memory)

I was here in 1957 recovering from pneumonia. I was sent through the motor panels where my dad worked. I was seriously home sick as my dad didn't have a car so I only saw them once the whole time I was there.wendy benn

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