Aerial view of Penkridge

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail. If using a mouse click on the image to toggle zoom.
When in zoom mode use + or - keys to adjust level of image zoom.

Date:1980 - 1985 (c.)

Description:In the centre of this aerial view postcard is Penkridge Market taken on a market day. The market was established in 1978 and is held on Wednesdays and Saturdays, it remains (November 2021) a feature of the village.

Centre top is the road traffic island on Stone Cross at the junction with Crown Bridge; on the left of the island are the three gables of the White Hart, which dates from around 1600. Centre right the Littleton Arms dating from 1972 can be seen and on the extreme right is St. Michael and All Angels Church which dates from the 13th century. In the foreground is the ‘Seven Arches’ railway viaduct over the River Penk.

The photographer of this limited edition postcard was James Price Photography, Penkridge. It is one of 1000 copies of the original photograph, printed and published by Noel Tatt Ltd., Lyminge, Folkestone, Kent.

View Location

Share:

Link to this resource

Image courtesy of: The Arthur Lloyd Collection

Donor ref:A_Lloyd-518aa (232/44945)

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.