The Slaugham Archive
Barry Ray Year: 1910 Villages: HandcrossNymans: A climpse(sic) RHS visitors Dutch visitors
The photographer decided to venture into the fields to take this early photograph of Nymans house in Handcross. This took place long before the 1947 fire which turned most of the house to ruins which still stand in the National Trust gardens which now welcome over 300.000 visitors annually.
The Large Version shows a newspaper cutting describing a visit by members of the Royal Horticultural Society to see the spring flowers at Nymans in Surrey! They may be experts in all matters horticultural but somewhat less than perfect in geography!
Select Open Document to read a report of 50 Dutch visitors to Nymans seeking refreshments during their visit. They addressed their enquiry to the Tourist Office in Handcross!
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Picture added on 29 December 2017 at 19:34
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