Grove Farm, the church and village

Here we have a period postcard of Market Lavington. We date this by TV aerial to about 1960. All of the TV masts we see are of the old 405 lines type.

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The Village from Home Field – about 1960

This is a view of the village from the lower slopes of Salisbury Plain. We are looking across Home Field which had once been the recreation ground. The two dominant buildings are…

…Grove Farm …

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…and the Church of St Mary.

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We can see that Meadow Cottage still had its thatched roof.

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It is also interesting to note those three bright white ventilators on the roof of the school.

And here we have more of Church Street and The Muddle.

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This postcard has recently been given to the museum. It was part of the collection of former board member and archivist Priscilla. We offer her and her daughter many thanks.

 

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