Babbacombe Model Village
Gardener Robert Gagie walks down the street at the Babbacombe Model Village near Torquay in Devon. The village began as a representation of the quintessential English countryside at its most beautiful 40 years ago. Since then the project has grown and now features an extensive range of buildings, working watermills, Georgian towns, tudor houses and classic Devon thatched villages and farms along with working railways, streams, waterfalls and an ornamental Lake stocked with specimen Koi carp.
Bowles Mountaineering Gymnasium - Bridge, Sussex
Bowles Mountaineering Gymnasium, Bridge, Sussex, which was established as a introductory climbing and outdoor pursuit training centre. Among the courses run at the centre are courses designed to assist young people develop skill needed for the Duke of Edinburgh scheme. Image shows boys from Manor Court Youth Club receiving instruction from Warden of the centre, Charles Ryland.
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Chipping Campden : 1964
THE COTSWOLDS : 17th century Almshouses (c1620) in Chipping Campden, a Cotswold village in Gloucestershire. Like many Cotswold villages, Chipping Campden grew rich from the Mediaeval wool trade. The church in the distance was built from the proceeds. * In more recent times, the village attracted members of the Arts and Crafts movement.
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