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Orton Waterville Station

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Lovely undated image of Orton Waterville station looking westward towards the Ham Lane crossing just beyond the buildings. Originally known as Overton Station, it...

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The Watermill at Alwalton

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Few people who take the scenic walk across the fields from the foot of Mill Lane, Alwalton to Castor will be aware that their...

New Mermaid Inn, Wansford

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The former New Mermaid Inn on the A1 at Wansford re-opened in 2016 after significant, superb and sympathetic restoration took it from the decaying...

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Midgate

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Looking along a tired looking Midgate in the 1960s between what would have been Swan Place (far left) and Cattle Market Road (far right).

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Canary Cottage, Thorney

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Any Peterborian who has headed east of Peterborough along the A47, maybe on a day trip to Hunstanton, will have seen the "cute" little...

Orton Staunch on the River Nene

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In the early 1700s, the Nene was considered navigable upstream only as far as the mill at Alwalton. Beyond that the river course was...

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Vintage Bridge Street

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Classic early footage of Bridge Street as cars look to manouvre up what appears to be Priestgate.

Advert – Kendalls, 7 Narrow Bridge Street

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 A lovely Edwardian advert for Kendalls of 7 Narrow Bridge Street.

Bridge Street in the Sixties

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Wonderful shot of a busy Bridge Street in the 1960s with the old Rose & Crown in the foreground left. 

Thomas Perkins, Narrow Street (1864)

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Watch paper from Thomas Perkins who traded on Narrow Bridge Street and later on Cromwell Road. These papers would be returned by the watchmaker after...

Old War Memorial, Bridge Street

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Remembrance Sunday at the old war memorial on Bridge Street.  

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