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A return to Brookwood

59 months ago
Memorial to the missing
A return to Brookwood was on the cards, I needed to revisit the Commonwealth War cemetery there for a photo of J A Wilding Photo so I could finish off my blog. The place has always had an impact on me from the sheer size of it Photo Photo. I doubt even if it is as big as other some of the other war cemeteries in this country but none the less it is always worth going round Photo. I spent quite a while wandering round though was disappointed I could not see...
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A search along the Kennet

62 months ago
In Monkey Marsh Lock
It was a weekend I had the chance to go and find some more pillboxes. The plan was to go to the Kennet and find the ones between Colthrop and Newbury then the next day go to Buscot and finish my Thames trek. Things as usual did not go to plan. On Saturday I drove to Midgham lock and walked along the towpath to Colthrop passing some gravel workings Photo before finally getting to the pillbox I was after Photo. Id seen photos before so knew what to expect. I then noticed a...
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More from the Kennet

76 months ago
Duck at  the lockgates
Im well overdue for another blog but other things and Bank holidays have taken over and my backlog of photos just got bigger. I decided to go back to the river Kennet and find a few more pillboxes before the spring growth finally put pay to my treks to look for them. On the last walk Id got as far as Towney Bridge but had checked out the next area I wanted to visit which was Aldermaston Wharf Photo. I thought I had found a good place to park but found the place packed so went to...
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A Walk along the Kennet

78 months ago
Tree in front
Time I think for another blog entry and as usual a few weeks after I did the walk. My quest to find more pillboxes to go in my log took me back to the River Kennet which is more of a canal that river. So far I had managed to collect photos and or visit pillboxes from Burghfield Mill down to Sulhamsted lock. This time I started from Tyle Mill as there was a carpark nearby but I was rather shocked to find it was quite full at the time of morning I arrived though I did manage to squeeze in...
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