Enjoying the street party
Catalogue record: AH.0088
Catalogue record: AH.0023
The sawbench used to shape willow clefts for making cricket bats. Stuart Surridge woodyard, Fishermans Lane Aldermaston.
Catalogue record: AH.0125
Another view of Sir George's Helmet
Catalogue record: AH.0136
When Sir George was laid to rest in his magnificent tomb in 1533, his helmet was mounted on rafters above the tomb where it remains to this day (2019)
Catalogue record: AH.0135
Joint image of Sir Humphrey Forster and Maj. William Congreve
Catalogue record: AH.0184
Catalogue record: AH.0185
Splitting willow for cricket bats
Catalogue record: AH.0120
St Mary's Church, Church Road, Aldermaston
Catalogue record: AH.0049
The Mill building was shortened for safety reasons in 1957. The southern elevation is shown.
Catalogue record: AH.0037
The Old Mill, Aldermaston. Taken from a private aircraft in April 2000.
Catalogue record: AH.0039
This photo shows The Old Mill before the top storeys were removed in 1957.
Catalogue record: AH.0038
The Pottery, Aldermaston. After the final closure of Aldermaston Pottery, the building was used until 2007 by Alan Caiger-Smith, Andrew Hazelden, Ursula Waechter and Charlotte Davis, all working independently. During this time, it was known as 'The Pottery, Aldermaston', hence the sign shown in this photo.
Catalogue record: AH.0052
Looking south along The Street, Aldermaston on Friday 7 July, the day after the flood.
Catalogue record: AH.0069
Looking north along The Street, Aldermaston on Friday 7 July, the day after the flood.
Catalogue record: AH.0070
This framed photograph has a caption of THe Street Aldermaston Circa 1920 On inspection and with a bit of research it appears to be an enlargement of a known postcard, the evidence is mainly because the wording at the bottom has been cropped by the enlargement. The wording at the bottom reads: The Street Aldermaston 1 ...
Catalogue record: AH.0108
Photograph of The Street, looking north from the Church Road junction.
Catalogue record: AH.0058
View north along The Street, probably taken in the early 1900s.
Catalogue record: AH.0059
This barn sits alongside the footpath from the church to Fisherman's Lane. It is timber-framed and boarded, with a corrugated metal roof. Note the timber food trough on the left and end of a timber hay rack above.
Catalogue record: AH.0062
Detail 13 from the Index: a dog tugs at Lady Elizabeth's robe.
Catalogue record: AH.0143
One of the very finest alabaster tombs in the entire country, comparable to (and probably crafted by) the same master stonemasons who fashioned a similar tomb in St George's Chapel, Windsor. Sir George died in 1533 and his wife Elizabeth in 1526. This view from directly above is not one many people will have ever seen!
Catalogue record: AH.0134
Detail 20 from the Tomb Index. An angel nestles between the couple's pillows. Some of the exquisite detailing is evident from this viewpoint.
Catalogue record: AH.0147
Image 04 on the Index. Taken during a rehearsal of Aldermaston's York Nativity Play with a "knight" passing the tomb.
Catalogue record: AH.0149