The Old Lamb Hotel, Theale, Berkshire.
The Old Lamb Hotel, Theale. This is one of the most attractive buildings in the town, and the only thatched one. The Old Lamb
Remaining Buildings, Blatch’s Brewery, Theale.
Blatch’s Brewery, Theale. We are making our way slowly along the canal. So today I was able to visit the remains of Blat
The Angel, Woolhampton at Night.
The Angel, Woolhampton. One of two remaining pubs in the village. This is the Angel, Woolhampton, on the main A4 road, seen he
The Old London Apprentice, Newbury
Old London Apprentice at Dusk. With the evenings beginning to draw in, I can start enjoying my dusk photography again. Today I
The Blue Ball Inn, Kintbury.
Blue Ball Inn. Probably the most well known pub in Kintbury is the canalside Dundas Arms. However, it is well worth taking the
The Red House Pub, Hampton Road, Newbury.
Red House Pub. In the back streets in the southern part of Newbury known as “the City” is the Red House Pub. If it
Former Pub The Star, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire.
The Star, East Ilsley. Back on the trail of closed pubs, this one was The Star, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire. Mentioned in an earl
The Old White Hart, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire.
White Hart, East Ilsley. A change of location, but a return to an old theme. I drive past the former White Hart, East Ilsley,
Gabriel: James & Hazel.
Gabriel. We’ve spent the evening in the pub tonight! Had an excellent meal, too. Listening to folk duo “Gabriel
The Swan, Thatcham – Old Coaching Inn.
The Swan, Thatcham. Lots of character at this old pub. Now a modern day chain pub/restaurant. The Swan, Thatcham, is a good mi
Former Sugar Loaf Inn, Bartholomew Street, Newbury.
The Old Sugar Loaf Inn. Regulars of this photo blog will know of my keen interest in a building’s past. The clues are of
Newbury Town Bridge, Kennet & Avon Canal.
Newbury Town Bridge at Dusk. I decided to replicate a shot that I took nearly a year and a half ago. Perhaps my favourite subj
The Dog and Partridge, Ufton Nervet.
Former Dog and Partridge Pub. Walking round Ufton Nervet a while ago, I spotted a number of interesting features. Thankfully,
Former Phoenix Brewery, Bartholemew Street, Newbury.
Phoenix Brewery buildings. As I have commented before, often the clues of previous history of a building are there. Clues here
Ghost Sign, The Crown House, Woolhampton.
Crown House, Woolhampton, Berkshire. It is all too easy to miss clues about the history of some buildings. However, Ghost Sign
River Thames from Caversham Bridge, Reading.
Grey Day on the River Thames. “Old Father Thames” sweeps across the north of Reading, separating it from its neigh
The Historic Star Inn Stone, Staffordshire.
Star Inn Stone. A grey day it might have been, but the sun came out as we went to walk along the Trent & Mersey Canal in S
The Rowbarge, Woolhampton at Night.
Nightime at the Rowbarge, Woolhampton. Day two, and I am spoilt for choice. With a frosty start to the day, the first shot was