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Somerset Collection

Background imageSomerset Collection: Nailsea and Backwell Station, Somerset, c. 1900

Nailsea and Backwell Station, Somerset, c. 1900
A view of Nailsea and Backwell Station in Somerset, c.1900, showing one of the signal boxes and a locomotive pulling into the station

Background imageSomerset Collection: Bath Spa Station, Somerset, March 1950

Bath Spa Station, Somerset, March 1950
A view of the Tudor style facade of Bath Spa station in Somerset decorated for the visit of HRH Princess Elizabeth on 3rd May 1950

Background imageSomerset Collection: Highbridge Station, Somerset, 1928

Highbridge Station, Somerset, 1928
A view of Highbridge station in Somerset, taken in 1928. The milk churns in this photograph are empty, having just been dropped off by a departed train

Background imageSomerset Collection: Blue Anchor Station, Somerset, c. 1960

Blue Anchor Station, Somerset, c. 1960
Road traffic vehicles, including a Western national bus, are taking a priority in this image from about 1960. The level crossing by Blue Anchor station allowed traffic to the beach just out of shot

Background imageSomerset Collection: Montacute Station, Somerset, 1962

Montacute Station, Somerset, 1962
Unfortunately there is no caption on the back of this photograph taken of Montacute Station in 1962. We can only assume that some kind of maintenance is taking place on the line towards Yeovil

Background imageSomerset Collection: Kilve, Somerset, c. 1920s

Kilve, Somerset, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the Quantock Hills at Kilve in Somerset, c.1920s. A field of cows are surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Background imageSomerset Collection: Burnham-on-Sea beach, August 1927

Burnham-on-Sea beach, August 1927
A busy beach scene here, looking north from the pier. The esplanade and sea defences were completed in 1911

Background imageSomerset Collection: Church Steps in Minehead, Somerset, August 1933

Church Steps in Minehead, Somerset, August 1933
A GWR Publicity view from Vicarage Road looking up Church Steps to the 14th century St Michaels Church in Minehead, Somerset during August 1933

Background imageSomerset Collection: Hallatrow Station and Water Tower, Somerset, c. 1950s

Hallatrow Station and Water Tower, Somerset, c. 1950s
A view of Hallatrow Station in Somerset, c.1950s, showing the stations water tower, station building and signals. The station opened in September 1873 at High Littleton

Background imageSomerset Collection: Hallatrow Station and Signalbox, Somerset, c. 1940s

Hallatrow Station and Signalbox, Somerset, c. 1940s
A view of Hallatrow Station and Signalbox in Somerset, c.1940s. The station opened in September 1873 at High Littleton, about a mile north of the village of Hallatrow

Background imageSomerset Collection: Camerton Station, Somerset, c. 1900

Camerton Station, Somerset, c. 1900
A view of Camerton Station in Somerset, c.1900, showing the station building and the single platform. Camerton station opened in March 1882 and closed to passengers in September 1925

Background imageSomerset Collection: Castle Cary Station, Somerset, c. 1910

Castle Cary Station, Somerset, c. 1910
A view of Castle Cary Station in Somerset, c.1910, showing the footbridge linking the platforms and a number of passengers on the platforms with trains at the station

Background imageSomerset Collection: Castle Cary Station, Somerset, c. 1950s

Castle Cary Station, Somerset, c. 1950s
A view of Castle Cary Station in Somerset, c.1950s, taken from the footbridge overlooking the platforms and station buildings. The station opened in 1856 on the Reading-Taunton Line

Background imageSomerset Collection: Milverton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s

Milverton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s
A quiet looking Milverton Station photographed in the 1950 s. The signal box, station building and goods shed all stand alongside each other on the down platform which took trains onto Wiveliscombe

Background imageSomerset Collection: Frome Station, Somerset, c. 1970

Frome Station, Somerset, c. 1970
A view of Frome station in Somerset, c.1970, showing the overall roof designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunels assistant J R Hannaford

Background imageSomerset Collection: Internal View of Frome Station, Somerset, c. 1970s

Internal View of Frome Station, Somerset, c. 1970s
An internal view of Frome station in Somerset, c.1970s, showing the overall roof designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunels assistant J R Hannaford

Background imageSomerset Collection: Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset

Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of one of the show caves at Wookey Hole in Somerset, c.1920s-1930s. The light on the limestone walls of the cavern cast eerie shadows that have helped the caves at Wookey Hole

Background imageSomerset Collection: Cheap Street, Frome, August 1929

Cheap Street, Frome, August 1929
A busy view looking north west up the picturesque Cheap Street. The original street dates from the 1500s and still retains its historical charm

Background imageSomerset Collection: Yeovil Pen Mill Station, Somerset, July 1959

Yeovil Pen Mill Station, Somerset, July 1959
A view of Yeovil Pen Mill Station in Somerset, taken in July 1959 from the platform level. The image shows the station sign and a luggage trolley on the platform

Background imageSomerset Collection: Athelney Station and Signal Box, Somerset, c. 1960

Athelney Station and Signal Box, Somerset, c. 1960
A view of Athelney Station on the Somerset Levels, c.1960, showing the signal box and station building on the right of the image

Background imageSomerset Collection: Bishops Lydeard Station, Somerset, c. 1930

Bishops Lydeard Station, Somerset, c. 1930
A view of Bishops Lydeard Station in Somerset, c.1930, showing the station buildings, platforms and trains coming and going. The station opened in March 1862 and closed in January 1971

Background imageSomerset Collection: Athelney Station, Somerset, c. 1960

Athelney Station, Somerset, c. 1960
A view of Athelney station in Somerset, c.1960, looking towards the level crossing gates. Athelney station opened on the Yeovil-Taunton Line in 1853 and closed in June 1964

Background imageSomerset Collection: Stogursey Church, Somerset

Stogursey Church, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of the interior of St Andrews Church in the village of Stogursey in Somerset. The church has a long history dating back to the 12th century

Background imageSomerset Collection: Church Street in Stogursey, Somerset

Church Street in Stogursey, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Church Street and St Andrews Church in the village of Stogursey, Somerset, c.1930

Background imageSomerset Collection: Stowey Court at Nether Stowey, Somerset

Stowey Court at Nether Stowey, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of the gazebo and curtain wall of Stowey Court in the village of Nether Stowey in Somerset, c.1930. The 19th century listed structure is still visible from the A39 near

Background imageSomerset Collection: Quantock Hills, Somerset, c. 1920s

Quantock Hills, Somerset, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the Quantock Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset, c.1920s

Background imageSomerset Collection: Rickford Chapel, near Blagdon, Somerset

Rickford Chapel, near Blagdon, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Rickford Chapel near Blagdon, in the Mendip Hills of Somerset. Built in the 19th century as a Methodist Chapel, it is now a Masonic Lodge

Background imageSomerset Collection: Glastonbury, Somerset, c. 1920s

Glastonbury, Somerset, c. 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the Market Cross in the centre of the vibrant town of Glastonbury in Somerset. The distinctive George Hotel is on the right

Background imageSomerset Collection: Bath Spa Station, Somerset, c. 1920

Bath Spa Station, Somerset, c. 1920
A view of the Tudor style facade of Bath Spa station in Somerset, c.1920, showing Bath Tramways tram and lines. The station opened in 1840

Background imageSomerset Collection: Rock of Ages at Burrington Combe, Somerset

Rock of Ages at Burrington Combe, Somerset
A GWR Publicity image of the Rock of Ages at Burrington Combe limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills in Somerset, c.1930. This heavily scarred geological feature is thought to have inspired the hymn of

Background imageSomerset Collection: Burrington Combe Limestone Gorge, Somerset

Burrington Combe Limestone Gorge, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Burrington Combe in Somerset, c.1930. A lone early 20th century motor car is parked on the side of the road going this quiet limestone gorge on the northern side of the Mendip

Background imageSomerset Collection: Burrington Combe, Mendip Hills, Somerset

Burrington Combe, Mendip Hills, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Burrington Combe in Somerset, c.1930. A lone early 20th century motor car is driving through this quiet limestone gorge on the northern side of the Mendip Hills in summer

Background imageSomerset Collection: Kilve Chantry, North Somerset, Early 20th Century

Kilve Chantry, North Somerset, Early 20th Century
A GWR Publicity view of Kilve Chantry ruins at Kilve in north Somerset. The Chantry (otherwise known as the Priory) was first built in 1329

Background imageSomerset Collection: St Marys Church, Chewton Mendip, Somerset

St Marys Church, Chewton Mendip, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of St Mary Magdalene Church in the village of Chewton Mendip on the outskirts of the Mendip Hills in Somerset

Background imageSomerset Collection: St Etheldredas Church at West Quantoxhead, Somerset

St Etheldredas Church at West Quantoxhead, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of St Etheldredas Church at the village of West Quantoxhead in the Quantock Hills, Somerset, c.1930

Background imageSomerset Collection: Stogursey Castle, Somerset

Stogursey Castle, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Stogursey Castle, in the northern Somerset village of Stogursey. The castle gatehouse has been linked to the castle walls which date back to the 12th century

Background imageSomerset Collection: Kilve Church, Somerset

Kilve Church, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of The Blessed Virgin Marys Church at the village of Kilve, in the Quantock Hills of Somerset, c.1930s

Background imageSomerset Collection: Allerford, Somerset, September 1934

Allerford, Somerset, September 1934
A GWR Publicity view of the village of Allerford in Somerset, September 1934. Allerford is located near the coast in Exmoor National Park, between Porlock and Minehead

Background imageSomerset Collection: Selworthy Green, Somerset

Selworthy Green, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of the picturesque village of Selworthy Green, near Minehead in Somerset, c.1927. Selworthy is located in Exmoor National Park and is well-known for its thatched cottages

Background imageSomerset Collection: Triscombe in the Quantock Hills, Somerset

Triscombe in the Quantock Hills, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of the village of Triscombe in the Quantocks in Somerset, c.1930. Thatched cottages with white washed walls are nestled amongst the hills

Background imageSomerset Collection: Vivary Park in Taunton, Somerset, July 1931

Vivary Park in Taunton, Somerset, July 1931
A GWR Publicity view of Vivary Park in Taunton, Somerset, July 1931. Sherford Stream runs through the park near to the bandstand

Background imageSomerset Collection: Forde Abbey, Somerset

Forde Abbey, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Forde Abbey in Somerset in c.1920s-1930s. The view was taken from the Mermaid Pond and shows a number of trees

Background imageSomerset Collection: Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, August 1927

Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset, August 1927. The image shows the ruins of the historic abbey from the far end looking west towards the Lady Chapel and King Arthurs Tomb

Background imageSomerset Collection: Porlock near Minehead, August 1950

Porlock near Minehead, August 1950
A GWR Publicity view of the coastal village of Porlock near Minehead in Somerset, August 1950. A couple of women sit on a bench beside the white washed walls of The Ship Inn in this popular village

Background imageSomerset Collection: Over Stowey, Somerset, c. 1930s

Over Stowey, Somerset, c. 1930s
A GWR Publicity view of the small village of Over Stowey, in Somerset, c.1930s with the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. Over Stowey lies near Bridgewater on the outskirts of the Quantock Hills Area

Background imageSomerset 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 imageSomerset 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 imageSomerset 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



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