Painswick via Bull’s Cross, from Stroud


6th August 2016                                                    Photos by Hetty

We walked from Stroud up Folly Lane, and at the end continued along the ancient track to Bull’s Cross, then down the field to Painswick, and up through the town

Map of walk nearly 4 miles

View to Swift’s Hill in the Slad Valley

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Seats at Bull’s Cross

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Painswick from Bull’s Cross

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Painswick Mill’s pond, in Ticklestone Lane

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Painswick Mill

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Tibbiwell Lane

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This was the Public Bath House until 1977

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Catholic Church   S1052915 copy

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Now a hairdresser, once the New Inn, then a police station among other uses

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St Mary’s Lane

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Loveday’s House, 18th century

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17th century spectacle stocks

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The Court House 1604

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The churchyard is famous for its yew trees and table top tombs

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The Lych Gate

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St Mary’s

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