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Charlotte Pumphrey Bridgewater BRAYDON FOREST WILTS Euston Hall Suffolk CHILLINGHAM CASTLE NORTHUMBERLAND Headley Heath Surrey


Vintage Weekly Magazine


DATED 1957


This first part of the description features a list of images, photographs etc.

Miss Charlotte Pumphrey Daughter or Rev. M. E. C. Pumphrey of Hunsdon Rectory, Ware, Herts - frontispiece full page (fp) photograph by Yevonde; announcing her recent engagement to Mister Adrian Alexander Bridgewater Son of Major Bridgewater of South Down, Tavistock, Devon, and of Lady Wrixon-Becher of Courtlands, Corsham, Wilts..

Outer Cover Photograph: Winter Scene at Headley Heath, Surrey - Full page (fp) photo by Kenneth Scowen. This front cover is grubby with age spotting.

Daybreak on an Essex Farm - photo by John Tarlton.

Ghost of a Forest: Town Hall at Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire - The Site of Braydon Forest from Paven Hill, Purton nr Swindon - Braydon Church, near Purton - Manor House, Purton - Deserted Cottage near Paven Hill on the Edge of Braydon Forest - x5pics, and article by Geoffrey Grigson.

Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming a Highlander and African Hunter - x1pic and article by J. Wentworth Day.

Threatened Buildings: Chillingham Castle, Northumberland - Great Maytham, Kent - Kenyon Peel Hall, Lancs - Heath House, Leintwardine, Herefs - West Bower Farm House, Durleigh, Somerset - Rangers House, Farnham, Surrey - Trelawne, Cornwall - Bourne Park Kent - Howsham Hall, Yorks. - x9pics.

Training a Golden Eagle: Hannes the Authors Golden Eagle (with K. A. Perkin) - x3pics, and aricle by K. A. Perkin.

New Stock Fodder Plant Grown on a SW Somerset Farm - x2 photographs of four men with the plant, tubers of an artichoke type plant; article by Gray Usher.

Horse Racing: Golden Miller Winning at Cheltenham in 1935 - x1pic, and article by Dare Wigan.

Rugby at Cardiff: G. M. Griffiths of Wales and D. F. Allison of England at Cardiff - The Kick That Won the Match - x2pics, and article by O. L. Owen.

Euston Hall, Suffolk Part III. Seat of Duke of Grafton - x12pics and article by Arthur Oswald.

Collectors Questions from Readers - x7pics, and correspondence.

Crayon Portrait of Alexander Pope by Jonathan Richardson x1pic.

Golf: R. A. Whitcombe at Royal St George's at Sandwich with others - x1pic., and article by Bernard Darwin.

Crossword Puzzle. sleekburnc.

Fashion: Suit with Short Jacket in Tweed - Straight Cut Multi Flecked Tweed Coat with Wide Flat Collar by Sumrie - Double Knit Wool Jersey Three-piece by Dereta, with Striped Silk Travel Hat by Rudolph - Ribbed Wool Coat by Rima - Jumper Dress in Boucle Wool with V Neckline by Holyrood - Laced Walking Shoe by Bally - Shoes by Brevitt - x7pics and article by P. Joyce Reynolds

Correspondence Pages - Photographs from Readers:

Engravings of Fonthill, Wilts x5pics - correspondence from T. G. Scott, 19 Granville Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester 14.

Wooden Bell Without a Clapper; Marriage Bells? miel - correspondence from Eva R. Pinto, Oxhey Woods House, Northwood, Middx.

Fighting the Petrol Shortage: Pair of Hackney Cobs in a Wagonette Brake of about 1880 - Single Horse Phaeton - x2pics and correspondence from Robert J. A. White, Park Stile, Langley, Bucks.

Drawing of a Root Growing From Trunk of an Old Elm in Holland Park, Kensington - correspondence from C. F. Percival, 27 Lennox Gardens SW1.


Rumour from Raymond Salons de Coiffure - Half page (hp) hair dressing.

Royal Venton Fireplace by John Steventon Ltd of Burslem - hp.

FP showing x6: Perkins Heating Boiler - McVities Biscuits - Royal Mail Cruise - etc.

Qantas Australian Airline - hp.

FP showing x4 antique dealers: Denys Wrey of Sloane St. London - Bracher and Sydenham - John Bell of Aberdeen - Gregory of Bruton St WI - Reive.

Marley Floor Tiles - hp.

Potterton Gas Fired Boiler £46 19s 1d.- hp.

Morris Isis Car - hp.

VAT 69 Whisky - fp.

State Express 555 Cigarettes - fp.

PROPERTY SUPPLEMENT Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Hatfield Court Estate - x2pics; house, and farm outbuildings.

Buckshaw House, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset.

Plus many more but not named; areas only.


This second part of the description lists text, articles etc. (no images unless listed above):

Winter Drive - Poem by Margot Crosse

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall

Motoring Page: Expert Driving; Corners and Roundabouts etc. - by J. Eason Gibson

A Sussex Superstition - poem by Elizabeth Fleming.

Books - Reviews by Howard Spring and various.

Bridge by M. Harrison Gray

Golf by Bernard Darwin.

Estate Market by Procurator.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Fashion by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Classified Announcements, and Properties. SleekburnC. 2401


Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Approx 30 Pages (60 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). Although the outer front cover of the winter scene is grubby, the pages inside (incl. frontispiece of the young lady) are clean. There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.
PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1.The description of the contents above are in my own words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.

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