The Slaugham Archives

1930

Multi-View Postcard I cannot place the location of the “Cross Roads”. Are they at the bottom of Handcross Hill, wi...
High Beeches During WWII in 1943 a Canadian Halifax bomber returning from a leaflet raid over Stuttgart crashed o...
High Beeches A view of High Beeches from the gardens.
High Beeches A view of High Beeches from the gardens. On the right of the picture can just be seen the clock tow...
Queen Mary visits High Beeches Queen Mary, the Queen’s grandmother, was a frequent visitor to High Beeches before the war and she...
Nymans Handcross from the gardens Nymans house was altered substantially after the Great War by Colonel Leonard Messel who succeeded t...
Nymans house from the lawns A view of the Nymans house from the lawns, showing the Monkey Puzzle tree on the left and, of course...
The Great Hall at Nymans A view of Nymans featuring the relatively large chapel to the right of the picture. But please see ...
The new lodge at Nymans The newly-built lodge at Nymans looks very exposed in this picture, but the planting already underta...
The heather garden at Nymans The heather garden at Nymans. As young lads, my cousin and I used to catch moles in the garden whi...
The gardens at Nymans A woodland walk in Nymans garden.
The Hyde, Handcross For the first time, this picture of the Hyde shows the new open-sided summer house as a replacement ...

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