Old Photos of Witham

M1411: Looking down from Chipping Hill to Chipping bridge

Looking down from Chipping Hill to Chipping bridge. On left, left to right, 51 Chipping Hill, 53 Chipping Hill, 55 Chipping Hill, barn said to be tithe barn. In distance, 6 Powershall End and wall of Witham Place and Chipping bridge. On right, 34 Chipping Hill, 32 Chipping Hill, and green. Message, dated 1917, includes ‘This the the road we used to take when going to the range’. No postmark. Addressed to Miss L Blyth, Meadowfield, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland. Message reads ‘6/7/17, This the road I used to take when going to the range. This place is not so bad on PC don’t you know. Heard from Richard[?] yesterday shall be writing letter tomorrow. On guard once again this week and by all accounts we going back tomorrow evening. With best love yours ever Jack’. The range will be the firing range for training soldiers in the First World War.

RefM1411
PublisherBernard C Afford, printer, Witham. No.4521-265
Date taken1912 to 1917
SourceDrake, Martyn
Posted on Full size 3398 × 2249

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