The old Peggy Bedford Inn, the famous 15 century hostelry on the Bath Road at Colnbrook
The old " Peggy Bedford " Inn, the famous 15 century hostelry on the Bath Road at Colnbrook, which is shortly to disappear. Amongst its visitors were Nell Gwynne and King Charles and Dick Turpin. The landlord used to brew his own beer in the old vats or coppers.
26 September 1928
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Picture by Roger Bamber:20 December 2004: No Needles
Picture by Roger Bamber:20 December 2004: No Needles... Sculptor Johnny Woodford assembles his plantation of Christmas trees carved from the victims of Dutch Elm disease. The project called "Because a tree is for life, not just for Christmas" is to be found at Ovingdean, East Sussex
near Brighton. The 3ft to 8ft high recycled elm trees are selling briskly alongside more conventional Norwegian Spruce trees.
© Roger Bamber / TopFoto
Laying wooden paving in Trafalgar Square, the resinous heartwood being extremely durable
Laying wooden paving in Trafalgar Square, the resinous heartwood being extremely durable and the noise of the traffic being somewhat deadened. But there were complaints that the wood was slippery in wet weather. 1904
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