NAILSWORTH to Windsoredge

Gloucestershire

28th December 2013                                                  Photos by Hetty

Map of walk

From the car park at the bottom of Newmarket Road, we walked to Cossack Square

The Britannia dates from 1700

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then up Chestnut Hill

Shell doorway at Stokescroft, and door at the 17th century Friends’ Meeting House

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The Old Wool Loft

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Walking down to Windsoredge there is a fine view of the hidden Woodchester Valley, where there is a chain of lakes, and a mansion

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Looking towards Stroud

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Dunkirk Mill

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This was Spring Hill Garage

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Back in the town centre:

The Fountain, erected in 1862, has been moved three times

 

2013-12-28 15.20.17 copyThe clock tower is a war memorial

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The Copper Kettle, which hangs in George Street, is said to hold 80 gallons.

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There is a “normal size” kettle on the knob

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