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Tower Collection

Background imageTower Collection: Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1950

Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of the East Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, August 1950. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageTower Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Station in about 1900

Bristol Temple Meads Station in about 1900
A stunning view of the facade of Bristol Temple Meads station in about 1900. The 1870s station extension grandly towers over the people coming from the entrance and the horse and carts

Background imageTower Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Station, c1900

Bristol Temple Meads Station, c1900
A snowy scene at Bristol Temple Meads Station in about 1900. The 1870s extension is at the top of the image and the original Brunel building is on the left

Background imageTower Collection: Chester Racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929

Chester Racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929
A GWR Publicity view of the city of Chester taken from the racecourse, Cheshire, July 1929. Chester Racecourse was established in 1539

Background imageTower Collection: Luxulyan Village, Cornwall, August 1928

Luxulyan Village, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of the village of Luxulyan near St Austell in Cornwall taken in August 1928. This image shows the tower of the Luxulyan St Cyriacus & St Julitta Church

Background imageTower Collection: Looe, Cornwall, March 1924

Looe, Cornwall, March 1924
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, taken in March 1924 and looking upstream. The church tower of The Parish of Saint Nicholas is in the bottom right of the image

Background imageTower Collection: East Beach, Teignmouth, Devon, August 1930

East Beach, Teignmouth, Devon, August 1930
A GWR publicity view of East or Town Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, August 1930. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageTower Collection: Exmouth, Devon, August 1931

Exmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon seen from the sea, August 1931. This image shows the row of seafront hotels and villas along Morton Crescent and the Esplanade

Background imageTower Collection: Clock Tower & Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon, August 1931

Clock Tower & Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon, August 1931
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Exmouth in Devon, showing the esplanade and clock tower. Taken in August 1931 from around The Beacon up the hill

Background imageTower Collection: Archirondel & St Catherines Bay, Jersey, June 1925

Archirondel & St Catherines Bay, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of Archirondel & St Catherines Bay on the eastern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, June 1925. In the foreground is the beach at Archirondel

Background imageTower Collection: Anne Port, Jersey, June 1925

Anne Port, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of Anne Port on the eastern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, June 1925. Taken from the hill top near Victoria Tower, one of Jerseys Martello Tower fortifications

Background imageTower Collection: Portelet Bay, Jersey, 1925

Portelet Bay, Jersey, 1925
A GWR publicity view of Portelet Bay on the south coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands. This image was taken in the summer of 1925 from the cliffs looking down and shows Portlet Tower

Background imageTower Collection: Portelet Beach, Jersey, June 1925

Portelet Beach, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of Portelet Beach on the south coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands. This image was taken in June 1925 from the sand and shows Portlet Tower

Background imageTower Collection: Portelet Bay, Jersey, June 1925

Portelet Bay, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of Portelet Bay on the south coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands. This image was taken in June 1925 from the cliffs near Portelet Common

Background imageTower Collection: Radway Tower and thatched cottage, Edgehill, June 1930

Radway Tower and thatched cottage, Edgehill, June 1930
This tower is situated at the summit of Edgehill on the B4086. It was built in the 1700s and replicates Guys Tower at Warwick Castle

Background imageTower Collection: Radway Tower, near Edgehill, June 1930

Radway Tower, near Edgehill, June 1930
This tower is situated on the summit of Edgehill. It was built in the 1700s and replicates Guys Tower at Warwick Castle. It is said to mark the spot where King Charles raised the standard before

Background imageTower 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 imageTower 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 imageTower 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 imageTower Collection: Stokesay Castle & Church, Shropshire, August 1947

Stokesay Castle & Church, Shropshire, August 1947
A GWR Publicity view of the North Tower at Stokesay Castle & the Church of St. John the Baptist, near Craven Arms in Shropshire, August 1947

Background imageTower 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 imageTower 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 imageTower Collection: Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, September 1937

Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, September 1937
A GWR Publicity view of the huge round towers at Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, in September 1937. The fortress ruins at Cilgerran date back to the 13th century and loom over the Teifi Gorge

Background imageTower Collection: Lynmouth from The Hillside, Devon, August 1929

Lynmouth from The Hillside, Devon, August 1929
A view of Lynmouth sea front from the hillside, Devon, August 1929, showing a steamboat out to sea and the iconic Rhenish Tower on the pier

Background imageTower Collection: The Sea Front at Lynmouth, Devon, August 1929

The Sea Front at Lynmouth, Devon, August 1929
A view of the sea front at Lynmouth on the north coast of Devon, taken from the Esplanade in August 1929. The original iconic Rhenish Tower can be seen on the pier to right of this image

Background imageTower Collection: View Over Penzance, c. 1938

View Over Penzance, c. 1938
A GWR publicity view of Penzance in Cornwall, taken c.1938 from the north-east, looking towards Penzance harbour and St Marys Church in the distance

Background imageTower Collection: Looe Quay, Cornwall, c. 1930

Looe Quay, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, taken looking upstream in c.1930. The church tower of The Parish of Saint Nicholas is in the bottom right of the image

Background imageTower Collection: Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of East or Town Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, September 1933. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background imageTower Collection: La Greve de Lecq, Jersey, June 1925

La Greve de Lecq, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of La Greve de Lecq on the northern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, June 1925. This image shows the village and the beach

Background imageTower Collection: Kemble station and Water Tower, c. 1960s

Kemble station and Water Tower, c. 1960s
A view of Kemble station in Gloucestershire, c.1960s, showing the water tank which was granted Grade II listed status in 1986


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