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Larkhill Place Part 3

Larkhill Place Part 3

A few final pics from this wonderful reconstructed Victorian street, made up of houses that were still being lived in up till the post war demolitions. a parlour in a well to do home a printer’s shop a tiny local pub before there were washing machines I think this is a boundary stone

Larkhill Place part 2

Larkhill Place part 2

Here are some more pics of the wonderfully recreated Victorian Street at Saltford Museum. Entrance to the druggist’s shop and his window a ladies’ hat shop, or milliner a penny farthing, letterbox, coach a magic lantern in the toyshop the music shop a parlour – so tiny! A few more pics for part 3 to … Continue reading

Larkhill Place, Saltford Museum

Larkhill Place, Saltford Museum

This may well be my favourite museum ever, but it is also the saddest. Larkhill Place is an invented Victorian Street made from buildings and furniture salvaged during the great post war slum clearances made famous in the Bonzo Dod Doo Dah Band’s song I’m the Urban Spaceman. If you see films of the clearances, … Continue reading