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Aerial Photos
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This page includes a sample of  the many aerial views of Hungerford. Many more appear in other relevant parts of the Virtual Museum.

Click the thumbnails to  see larger images.

Aerial-005w

Looking north-west over High Street and Church Street, c1928, before James Mill was built in Church Street (1930)

Aerial-008w

Looking east over The Croft, c1928.
Note the houses built near the Hungerford Club sports area, and the different layout of the greens.

Aerial-001w

Market Place looking west along Church Street. Note James Great Western Mill, destroyed by fire in June 1960

Aerial-002w

Looking north-east over Hungeford, c1935.
Note the cinema recently built (1934). A fascinating view of the town.

Aerial-003w

Looking north over Hungerford, c1935.
Note the cinema recently built (1934). Atherton Crescent was built in 1921.

Aerial-009w 1948

Looking north over the west side of Hungerford, 1948.
Note that Dog Lane (Church Way) is built (1935), Moore's Place, the cinema and Honeyfields.

Aerial-004w

Looking north over High Street, c1955.
Note the pre-1960 railway bridge.

Aerial-006w

Looking north east over the canal wharf and Bridge Street, c1955.

Aerial-007w

Looking north west over the Croft and St Lawrence's Church, c1972. Note Tumblings recently built, the Churchyard mostly cleared of headstones, but the cottages near the surgery still present.
[Unknown. "A/172589"]

Aerial-010w c1980

Looking south up the High Street, c1980. Note the new buildings adjacent to the Town Hall, and the car park in Church Street.

Aerial-011w 9 Aug 2007

Looking north over Canal Walk and Bridge Street, 9 Aug 2007.

 

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Updated: 18.1.2013

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