Monthly Archives: October 2009

Godolphin School badge, Salisbury
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Godolphin School badge, Salisbury

This is the badge of the Godolphin School. The interesting thing about it is the motto:      ‘Franc Ha Leal …Read the Rest

Crane Street Bridge, Salisbury
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Crane Street Bridge, Salisbury

This is the Crane Street Bridge. It goes back to the 15th Century and is Grade I listed. The thing …Read the Rest

High Street Gate and the College of Matrons
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High Street Gate and the College of Matrons

Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith – click on the picture to buy a copy.This is the view looking out from …Read the Rest

Rivers know this…
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Rivers know this…

This sign has been put up on the path alongside the Avon, near Waitrose. I quite like it.

The Spire View Duck Pond
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The Spire View Duck Pond

I quite like the shape of this decorative bit, from the new-ish Spire View estate. I’d be interested to know …Read the Rest

High Street Gate from the High Street
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High Street Gate from the High Street

Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith. This photo, from 1894, shows the High Street Gate from the High Street, looking into …Read the Rest

No loitering at Salisbury station
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No loitering at Salisbury station

Of course, I can see what the poster is saying, and I wouldn’t disparage the message at all, but …. …Read the Rest

Middleton Road, Salisbury
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Middleton Road, Salisbury

Middleton Road is on the northern side of Salisbury, close to Saint Paul’s Church. Middleton Road is by no means …Read the Rest

Bishopdown
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Bishopdown

This is a view over Bishopdown, from the top of the hill. You can just about see the triangular shape …Read the Rest

Other towns’ road names
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Other towns’ road names

I’ve started to compile a list of other websites, pages and articles which discuss or derive the names of roads …Read the Rest

Maundrell Hall, Fisherton Street
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Maundrell Hall, Fisherton Street

This picture is taken from the opposite point of view to the last one. The Maundrell Hall was named after …Read the Rest

County Hotel, Salisbury
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County Hotel, Salisbury

Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith – Click to buy This picture shows the County Hotel and Fisherton Bridge in 1928. …Read the Rest

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