Here’s something a little different: a video on YouTube showing a drive around the village way back in 1987! It’s surprising how similar a lot of the place looks – in many places it could almost be from the present day if there weren’t all the old Escorts and Astras and things about.
Franked Crowthorne, Berks, unreadable date. The Frith website lists the photo as “Lower Broadmoor 1925, Crowthorne”
This road is now known as Chaplain’s Hill. The houses are still there, and there are some garages as well now. The trees in the centre aren’t there any more, having at some point been removed to provide a small parking area.
The postcard is undated.
“Chappel’s Corner, near Wellington College, Berks”
“Laycock, Crowthorne, Berks”
The name of the house appears to be mis-spelled, as the “Y” is crossed out. I’ve not been able to find out where this house is/was