Drive around Crowthorne & Sandhurst in 1987

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.

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#40 – Wellingtonia Avenue, Crowthorne

Wellingtonia Avenue, Crowthorne: Frith no. CNE10

Wellingtonia Avenue, Crowthorne: Frith no. CNE10

Franked Crowthorne, Berks, unreadable date. (more…)

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#68 – The Ridges, Crowthorne

 

The Ridges, Crowthorne

The Ridges, Crowthorne

Franked Camberley, 4p.m. 13 Sp 17

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#65 – Greetings From Crowthorne & Wellington College

 

Greetings From Crowthorne & Wellington College: Frith

Greetings From Crowthorne & Wellington College: Frith

Franked S.Newington, 10.30p.m., 30 Dec 13.

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#53 – The Ridges near Wellington College

The Ridges near Wellington College

The Ridges near Wellington College

“The Ridges near Wellington College”

#48 – The Ridges, Wellington College

The Ridges, Wellington College

The Ridges, Wellington College

“The Ridges, Wellington College”

This card actually depicts Wellingtonia Avenue. The Ridges, which are in Finchampstead rather than Crowthorne (and are now owned and managed by the National Trust), are at the far end of the road. There is now a roundabout where the junction is shown in the foreground.

#39 – Wellingtonia Avenue

 

Wellingtonia Avenue

Wellingtonia Avenue

Wellingtonia Avenue: Frith no. 79647. “Wellingtonia Avenue”. Frith no. 79647.

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#38 – Wellingtonia Avenue

 

Wellingtonia Avenue

Wellingtonia Avenue

Wellingtonia Avenue: Frith no. 57174. The Frith website lists the photo as “Wellingtonia Avenue 1906”.

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