1978 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine HARRIET ST JOHNSTON Birchington Bungalows Kent (0324)

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Birchington Kent Bungalows HARRIET ST. JOHNSTON FOWLER Yachting Boating Sailing



Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1978



Outer Cover Colour Photograph by Beken of Cowes - Cowes IOW and Brazil's Yacht Tigre in the Admirals's Cup 1977.

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Harriet St Johnston Daughter of Sir Eric St Johnston of Old Swan House, Great Rissington, Glos. - photo by Bassano and Vandyk; announcing forthcoming marriage to Martin Fowler of 38 Kingwear Rd, Ruislip, Middx.


Principal Contents and Features on:

A Water Bus Stop at Little Venice, Paddington - x1 photo by A. F. Kersting

Time Switch - Poem by Margaret Callaway

Countryman's notes - article by Ian Niall

Preserving Our Historic Ships and The Work of the Maritime Trust: HMS Gannet in 1880 - Spritsail Barge Cambria and Training Ship Arethusa at Upnor Kent - Schooner Kathleen and May in Plymouth Sound - Steam Herring Drifter Lydia Eva Leaving Great Yarmouth in 1931 - Lydia Eva Restored b the Maritime Trust Leaving Great Yarmouth 1976 - USS Constitution off Charleston Massachusetts The Oldes Warship Afloat Built 1797 - Steam Coaster Robin inColeraine harbour 1898 - Robi Acquired in Spain as Maria for Repatriation in 1974 - Wilf Carter, Shipwright, Using an Adze to Fashion the Mainmast for Robin in a Rochester Shipyard 1976. - x9 photos; and article by R. D. Wall.

Racing: Jaazeiro with Lester Piggott up, Winning the Sussex Stakes, Goodwood with Radetzky ridden by Eddie Hide, and Formidable - x1photo, and article by Francis Byrne.

Salerooms - x6 pictures, and article by Frank Davis.

The Province of Youth - Golf article by at Pat Ward Thomas.

Making the Welkin Ring - article by Henry Tegner

Polo and the Cowdray Park Challenge Cup; Songhai v. Sladmore: Alvaro Pieres, Alex Garahan, Antonio Herrera During the Final at Midhurst - Sladmore Team and Alex Garahan with Gato; Eddie Horswell with Marry Mary; John Horswell with Echo; and Negro Aguero with Pura - x2 photos, and article by J. N. P. Watson.

Yachting: Green Dragon Designed by Dug Peterson and Brian Saffrey -Half Tonner Rounding a Mark During a Race in the Solent - Needlework One of the Newer Quarter Tonners - x3 photos; article by John Durie.

The Game Fair at Kinmount, the Dumfriesshire home of Mr and Mrs Edward Birkbeck: Stalls Set Out with the Kinmount House in the Background - Hand Painted Mallard Bronzes by Val Bennett - The Gundog Scurry and a Hungarian Vizsla Waiting for the Off; and The Off - The Trout and Salomon Distance Casting Competition - Red Grouse - French Hornblowers in th Front of the House Led by M. Ashley Dormeuil - x7 photos and article by David Tomlinson.

The First Bungalows: Tower Bungalows, Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent (drawn by Raffles Davison) - The Station Hotel, Later Called the Bungalow Hotel (drawn) - J. P. Seddon's Plan of Birchington, Kent - Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Sir Alfred Gilbert -Erasmus Wilson - Front and Back of a Bungalow by J. P. Seddon - The Rossetti Bungalow (drawn by J. Stevens) - The Studio in Rossetti Bungalow (drawn by J. Stevens - Earlier View of Studio of the Bungalow Where Dante Rossetti Died (drawn by Raffles Davison) - Sgraffito Decoration by George Frampton from Ye Tower Bungalows - Two of the Bungalows as They Are Now at Birchington x14 drawings and photos; article by Michael Darby.

Breakfast at Pine Apple Place: George Romney's Drawings - x 5pictures; and article by Christopher Neve.

Day of the Production Power Boat: Powles 53 - JCL Marauder - Shetland Black Prince - Hardy 537 - Freeman 33 - Fairways Trawler 38 - x6 photos; article by Colin Maudie.

Gulls Through the Year - x6 photos; and article by Arthur Gilpin.

Conservation and Saving Our Industrial Heritage: Gladstone Potter Museum, Longton, Stoke on Trent - The Maltings, Farnham Surrey - Watermill at Worsbrough Mill Museum near Barnsley S. Yorks - x6 photos; article by MTW.

Desert Horses at Ascot and The Arab Horse Society Summer Show: The Shah Owned by Major Hedley - El Shaklan Exhibited for German Breeder by Majore Maxwell - x2 photos; article by Elwyn Hartley Edwards.

North Devon Cricket Club's Ground and Pavilion at Instow - x1 photo.

Vita Sackville-West in 1916 - x1 photo;

Victims of an Angry Coast, North Cornish SHipwrecks: The Austrian Brig, Capricorno, Before Breaking Up Off Bude in 1900 - The Llandaff Wrecked in 1899 - Launching The Bude Lifeboat 1900 - Lifeboat and Crew Outside Bude Lifeboat house Built in 1863 - The Ceres Entering Bude Harbour in Rough Conditions. - x6 photos, and article by Piers Brendon.

Midshipman by Rowlandson from An Old Illustration - x pictures and text.

A Licence to Sail and The Need for Common Standards of Competence: Joint Services Sailing Centre at Gosport - STudentss on a Course at the JSSC Prepare to Sail in Halcyon 27s - Sabre one of the Army's nicholson 55s - Trenchard, A Nicholson 55 Sailed by the RAF - x4 photos; and article by Peter Shapland. Info. Major General Shapland, Commodore of the Royal Engineer Yacht Club.

Suffolk Yacht Harbour on the Orwell- x1 photo; article by Michael Hanson.

Citroen CX GTi and Cortina Ghia V6 - x2 photos; article by John Taylor.

Fashions for Sailing: Fair Isle Wool V Neck Sweater; Courduroy Straight Legged Jeans; Candlewick Sweatshirt etc by Benetton and Les 2 Zebres etc - Cire Blouson; T-shirt by Newman at BIp - Nylon Waterproof Tracksuits by Fred Perry - Brass Ships Clock b Philips -Leather Moccasin by Clarksport - Honois Sweater by Guernseys Galore - Tamaya navigation Computer from Capt. O. M. Watts - x9 photos by Christopher Moore; article by Anne Price

Correspondence from Readers:

Interior and Exterior of the Baptist Tabernacle at Swindon - x2 photos and correspondence from R. Jemmett, 9 High St. Saffron Walden, Essex.

Boundary Stone in the Fen Country - picture and correspondence .

Cormorant by George Shield - picture and correspondence from Hugh T. Fattorini, Skipton Castle, North Yorkshire.


Christies Auctioneers - full page (fp)

Sotheby's - fp Mamluk Carpet c1500.

Benson And hedges - fp colour pyramids

Mercedes Benz - fp.

Timex Watch - fp colour

Plus many more adverts.

Property for Sale Supplement with some houses named; some with photo. If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, feel free to ask.

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.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. Package Wt. 0.49kg (490g). It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). It is in good condition with light marking to front cover. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. 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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