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White Horse Inn Pictures

Here are some pictures of the White Horse taken some time between 1996 and 2000. The White Horse is believed to have been a coaching inn. It stood on the Bath Road next to Brook Path and Two Mile Brook.

Comparing Old Cippenham with The Present Day

The National Library of Scotland has created a superb online resource for making comparisons between historic Ordnance Survey maps and Esri satellite images. The image below has been created using this resource to compare the 1897 OS map with the

Fun with colouring

Recently, newly coloured-in versions of vintage black-and-white photographs have been appearing in newspapers and online news sites. The realism of the colouring compares favourably with genuine vintage colour photography.¬† The work is usually attributed to a ‘professional colourist’. Quite a

Cippenham War Memorial 3D

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3D model of Cippenham Place

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3D Model of The Cippenham V1

This is a 3D model of a Fiesler Fi103 flying bomb (V1), one of which hit Cippenham in 1944. There were around five different colour schemes used for V1’s and this particular scheme was the most common at the time

Burnham Abbey Foundation Charter

The foundation charter was originally written in Latin. This is below. Below that is the English translation BURNHAMENSE COENOBIUM, IN AGRO BUCKINGHAMENSI. Rex archiepiscopis, &c. salutem. Richardus Dei gratia Romanorum rex, semper augustus, omnibus Christi fidelibus, tam præsentibus quam futuris,