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1920s Collection (#4)

Background image1920s Collection: Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1920s

Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1920s
Leamington Spa A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, c.1920s. The gardens lie behind the pump room building and still boast a 19th century bandstand

Background image1920s Collection: Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1927

Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in c.1927. A crowd of people has gathered around the 19th century bandstand in the park behind the Pump Rooms to

Background image1920s Collection: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Royal Pump Room Gardens, September 1923

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Royal Pump Room Gardens, September 1923
A GWR Publicity view of people strolling through the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, September 1923

Background image1920s Collection: Wellington, viewed from Wrekin Road, Shropshire, August 1925

Wellington, viewed from Wrekin Road, Shropshire, August 1925
A GWR Publicity view of Wellington in Shropshire, viewed from Wrekin Road in August 1925. The market town of Wellington can be seen in the distance

Background image1920s Collection: The Wrekin, near Wellington, Shropshire, August 1925

The Wrekin, near Wellington, Shropshire, August 1925
A GWR Publicity view of The Wrekin near Wroxeter and Wellington in the Shropshire Hills, August 1925. At the summit of the hill lie the remains of an Iron Age Fort

Background image1920s Collection: The Wrekin, Welon, Shropshire, August 1925

The Wrekin, Welon, Shropshire, August 1925
A GWR Publicity view of The Wrekin near Wroxeter in the Shropshire Hills, August 1925. At the summit of the hill lie the remains of an Iron Age Fort

Background image1920s Collection: Chester, St Johns Ruins, Cheshire, June 1925

Chester, St Johns Ruins, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of St John the Baptist church, near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925. They are the last remnants of the early medieval cathedral in the city

Background image1920s Collection: St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925

St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of the old cathedral at St John the Baptist church near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925

Background image1920s Collection: The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. People are fishing on the banks of the river and going on boat trips

Background image1920s Collection: Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Old Dee Bridge in Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. The bridge is made of red sandstone and is the oldest bridge in the city

Background image1920s Collection: The River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, June 1925

The River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, in June 1925 with people going on boat trips on the river

Background image1920s Collection: Phoenix Tower, Chester, Cheshire, 1924

Phoenix Tower, Chester, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity view of Phoenix Tower along the Chester City Wall, Cheshire in 1924. The tower is also known as King Charles Tower due to a story that says that in 1645 at the Siege of Chester

Background image1920s Collection: Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924

Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity exterior view of Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, 1924. The cathedral has undergone extensive changes since it was first constructed as the abbey church for a Benedictine monastery

Background image1920s Collection: River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, 1924

River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, in 1924. The River Dee winds its way through north Wales, through the city of Chester and out towards the Dee Estuary

Background image1920s Collection: St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, 1920s

St Johns Ruins, Chester, Cheshire, 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of St John the Baptist church, near The Groves in Chester, Cheshire, c.1920s. They are the last remnants of the early medieval cathedral in the city

Background image1920s Collection: Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c. 1920s

Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the cloisters at Chester Cathedral, Cheshire in c.1920s. In the 1910s restoration work was carried out on the cloisters by the famous architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Background image1920s Collection: Crowcombe Church, Somerset

Crowcombe Church, Somerset
A GWR Publicity interior view of The Church of the Holy Ghost, Crowcombe in the Quantock Hills of Somerset, c.1920s. The church is Grade I listed and lies on the site of a Saxon church

Background image1920s Collection: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire
A GWR Publicity view of the bridge over the River Teme at Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire, c.1920s. There has been a river crossing here since the 13th century

Background image1920s Collection: Town Hall, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Town Hall, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
A GWR Publicity view of the Town Hall at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in c.1927. The Town Hall building opened in 1884 along The Parade near the Royal Pump Rooms

Background image1920s Collection: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, July 1927

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in July 1927. A crowd has gathered to sit and listen to a concert at the bandstand in the park

Background image1920s Collection: Droitwich, Worcestershire, August 1923

Droitwich, Worcestershire, August 1923
A GWR Publicity view of the park in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire in August 1923. Outdoor spaces such as this one would have supported the spa towns visitors health needs

Background image1920s Collection: St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, c. 1920s

St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the St Andrews Brine Baths, in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, 1920s. The baths opened in 1888 and closed in 1975

Background image1920s Collection: St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, August 1923

St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, August 1923
A GWR Publicity view of the St Andrews Brine Baths, in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, August 1923. The baths opened in 1888 and closed in 1975

Background image1920s Collection: Golf Course, Droitwich

Golf Course, Droitwich
A GWR Publicity image of a golf course at Droitwich in Worcestershire, c.1920s. A couple of gentlemen are playing golf while their caddies look on

Background image1920s Collection: St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, Worcestershire, c. 1930

St Andrews Brine Baths, Droitwich, Worcestershire, c. 1930
A GWR Publicity view of the St Andrews Brine Baths, in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, c.1930. The baths opened in 1888 and closed in 1975

Background image1920s Collection: Blagdon, Somerset, August 1924

Blagdon, Somerset, August 1924
A GWR Publicity view of a path in the woods at Blagdon, in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, August 1924

Background image1920s Collection: The Green at Priddy, near Wells, Somerset

The Green at Priddy, near Wells, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of the historic Green at Priddy in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, c.1920s. The village is near Wells and a settlement has existed there since the Neolithic period

Background image1920s Collection: The Glen at Wookey Hole, Somerset

The Glen at Wookey Hole, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of The Glen at Wookey Hole show caves in Somerset, c.1920s-30s. A bridge emerges from the limestone cavern wall and crosses a flowing waterfall surrounded by ivy

Background image1920s Collection: Ebbor Gorge, Wookey Hole, c. 1920s

Ebbor Gorge, Wookey Hole, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of Ebbor Gorge at Wookey Hole in Somerset, c.1920s. This limestone gorge on the outskirts of the Mendip Hills is a nature reserve and is known for its caves and Neolithic

Background image1920s Collection: Wookey Hole Village, Somerset

Wookey Hole Village, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Wookey Hole Village on the outskirts of the Mendip Hills in Somerset, c.1920s-30s

Background image1920s Collection: Lady Chapel at Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, May 1928

Lady Chapel at Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, May 1928
A GWR Publicity view of the Lady Chapel at Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset in May 1928. The tops of the ruin walls are covered in ivy and overgrown vegetation

Background image1920s Collection: Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, c. 1920s

Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset in the 1920s. Beyond the monumental broken archway of the main Abbey lies King Arthurs Tomb and Abbey House

Background image1920s Collection: Glastonbury Abbey, March 1924

Glastonbury Abbey, March 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the Lady Chapel at Glastonbury Abbey in March 1924. The walls of the historic ruins are covered in ivy and overgrown plants

Background image1920s Collection: Entrance to the Wrekin, near Wellington, Shropshire, August 1925

Entrance to the Wrekin, near Wellington, Shropshire, August 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the entrance to the Wrekin Trail by the Forest Glen Pavilion, near Wellington in Shropshire, August 1925

Background image1920s Collection: Bridgnorth Castle Grounds, Shropshire, August 1923

Bridgnorth Castle Grounds, Shropshire, August 1923
A GWR Publicity view of the grounds of Bridgnorth Castle in Shropshire, August 1923. The slumped ruins of the castle are surrounded by lush, manicured gardens

Background image1920s Collection: Church Stretton, Shropshire, September 1923

Church Stretton, Shropshire, September 1923
A GWR Publicity view of Church Stretton in Shropshire in September 1923. The market town is located in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Background image1920s Collection: Victoria Tower, London, June 1929

Victoria Tower, London, June 1929
A GWR Publicity view of the Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London, in June 1929. The Victoria Tower was designed as the royal entrance to the Palace of Westminster

Background image1920s Collection: Penarth, Glamorgan, South Wales, c. 1920s

Penarth, Glamorgan, South Wales, c. 1920s
View to the sea and promenade at the seaside town of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Holidaymakers are returning from the front in the heat of a summers day

Background image1920s Collection: Pendine, Glamorgan, September 1924

Pendine, Glamorgan, September 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the village of Pendine on the Carmarthenshire border with Glamorgan, South Wales in September 1924

Background image1920s Collection: Princes Risborough, July 1926

Princes Risborough, July 1926
A GWR Publicity view of Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire in July 1926. A thatched cottage lies on the corner of a road

Background image1920s Collection: Abbey Gate, Cirencester, August 1924

Abbey Gate, Cirencester, August 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the Norman Arch in Abbey Grounds Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire in August 1924. The Norman Arch is the oldest building in Cirencester

Background image1920s Collection: Abbey Park, Cirencester, August 1924

Abbey Park, Cirencester, August 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the Norman Arch in Abbey Grounds Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire in August 1924. The walls of the 12th century arch are covered in ivy

Background image1920s Collection: Cirencester, Gloucestershire, August 1924

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, August 1924
A GWR Publicity view of the parish church, St John Baptist, near the site of the abbey in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, August 1924

Background image1920s Collection: Reading, Berkshire, 1928

Reading, Berkshire, 1928
A GWR Publicity view of the River Thames at Reading, Berkshire in the summer of 1928. A couple of children are sitting on the riverbank looking at the water

Background image1920s Collection: Windsor Castle, August 1928

Windsor Castle, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Windsor and the River Thames in Berkshire, August 1928. A number of boats are on the river following some rowers as crowds of people gather on the banks of the river to watch

Background image1920s Collection: Steventon Parish Church, June 1928

Steventon Parish Church, June 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Steventon Parish Church (St Michael and All Angels), near Abingdon and Didcot, Oxfordshire in June 1928

Background image1920s Collection: Eton College, Berkshire, early 20th century

Eton College, Berkshire, early 20th century
A GWR Publicity view of the Quadrangle by Eton College Chapel at Eton near Windsor, Berkshire in the early 20th century

Background image1920s Collection: Windsor Castle (interior), 1924

Windsor Castle (interior), 1924
A GWR Publicity view of an interior at Windsor Castle in 1924. The shot is taken from one end of a long gallery with medieval knight armour and heraldry adorning the walls



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