South Gloucestershire                                                                                 Photos by Hetty

4th August 2021

Once wealthy due to the wool trade, then from malting barley, it was the first stop on the stagecoach route from Bristol to London. Without the parked cars, you could be back in the 1880s. Its long High Street has cottages, grand buildings and barns.

The garage is not self-service and was once a dairy with cowsheds


The Catherine Wheel, late 1600s town house with early 1700s shell canopy over the door.

The Malting House

8 Almshouses and a chapel, 1619

Crest above the entrance to the almshouses and school crest

1861 National school

The Bank House 1792

The Old Vicarage with 1730s front

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