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And now a bit of modern!

Once upon a time in Camberley land was cheap and building was, relatively, expensive – so quite ‘pokey’ houses were built on over-sized plots.  Later owners, struggling with maintaining ‘picturesque’ rooflines, chilly rooms and endless stairs, sold off the edges of the plots to raise a bit of capital.   20 more words


Talking of the Camberley Conservation Area.....

….this house, ‘Chartley’, built in 1906, is pictured and mentioned specifically in the council’s document about the Conservation Area.  It makes the point that the architectural style – roughly ‘Arts and Crafts’ is particularly significant in this part of the country, so the building is important in the town, even though it is of a later date that the much larger Victorian houses nearby.


Turning into Upper Park Road, what do we see?

One of Camberley’s Victorian post-boxes.  The last time I showed a picture of this there was hot debate about where the other one was – unfortunately I have forgotten!   82 more words


15% Off for Mimosa Camberley through Little Book of Offers #LoveMimosa #LoveCamberley

The Love Camberley Little Book of Offers have been landing on residents doors which is cram packed with really cool offers like this one from Mimosa Restaurant at the Atrium Camberley. 57 more words

Surrey Heath

More travels....and more questions

This is Durley Lodge, right next to the entrance to Heathway (on Park Road)  – there may be a connection, but I don’t know what it is – what is/was it a lodge for?


Another gatehouse to another grand house?

Camberley is littered with the remains of large estates – well, not really large estates, but extravagantly grand houses that were built on plots large enough to house lodges, stables and other assorted outbuildings.   130 more words