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Church and Shrivenham House
Workmen in St Andrew's Church, Shrivenham, repairing the roof trusses
A print from a book unknown

Aerial Views of St Andrew's Church and High Street.

The aerial photo of the church is not dated but there is a lack of TV aerials on the houses, except for a band 1 and high gain band 3 on Shrivenham House. The latter, pointing towards the Croydon ITA transmitter which opened in the autumn of 1955, suggests the late 1950s.

The photo of the workmen with a roof truss is inside St Andrew's church at Shrivenham. A note with it suggests that one of the men is Bill Judd who would be a relative of the the late Les Judd, a well-known Shrivenham man from the mid to late 20th century. The way the men are dressed suggests a date of 1940s.

The print of the church was donated to the Heritage Centre within a frame. When the frame was opened it was apparent that it had been cut out of a publication that was dated Friday 4th December, 1885. 

 

  • Year:
    1950s
  • Place:
    Shrivenham
  • Item Ref:
    N142
  • Find it:
    C2 SHR 3.0.3

 

 

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