Photographs of History II Walk round Mursley

Photographs by Rupert Anson

Clive Rodgers, our guide
14th century Church of St Mary the Virgin
Lytch gate of St Mary’s Church
Chancel of St Mary’s Church
Monument to Sir John Fortescue (d.1607)
Monument to Sir Francis Fortescue (d. 1624) and his wife Grace
Brook Cottage, former home of David Tomlinson (actor)
Unspoilt water meadow on way up to Beecham Estate
Further view across open country near Beecham Estate
Water tower can be seen from across the old Beecham Estate
Entrance to original drive up to Mursley Hall (redeveloped 1970s)
Workers cottages in Beechams Row
Thomas Beecham’s initials bear testimony to his endowment
End house of Beechams Row, bearing Thomas Beecham’s initials
Private house in Beechams Row with interesting front garden
Keeping the lawn nicely manicured!
We can assume that the resident is a biker
Mursley water tower built in 1938
Memorial for Wellington bomber crew killed when their plane crashed into the tower in 1943
Water tower currently undergoing further restoration
Walk ended at the Green Man pub for lunch