Nostalgia: Can you guess the location of these aerial pictures taken across Somerset?

Chard & Ilminster News: Photo 1: Where is this? Scroll down for more pictures and answers. All photos: www.britainfromabove.org.uk / English Heritage. Photo 1: Where is this? Scroll down for more pictures and answers. All photos: www.britainfromabove.org.uk / English Heritage.

RARE aerial photographs depicting Britain from the sky have been collated by English Heritage.

Website Britain from Above, launched by English Heritage and the Royal Commissions on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and Wales, chronicles some of the oldest and most valuable images of the Aerofilms Collection.

It is a unique and important archive of over 1million aerial photographs taken between 1919 and 2006.

Here, we have picked out four of landmarks from Taunton, Bridgwater, Chard and Wellington. Can you guess where and what they are? Answers are at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photos courtesy of www.britainfromabove.org.uk / English Heritage.

Remember, you can send us your nostalgic photos by clicking here.

 

Answers: 1, Poole Brick and Tile Works, near Wellington, 1933. 2, Jellalabad Barracks, Vivary Park and the town, Taunton, 1933. 3, Holyrood Lace Mill, Chard, 1925. 4, Victoria Park and environs, Bridgwater, 1932.

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11:24pm Wed 14 May 14

swjoduk says...

The Vivary and Viccy park ones were easy enough. Didnt get the Poole or Chard ones though. I was thinking Poole could have been Watchet
The Vivary and Viccy park ones were easy enough. Didnt get the Poole or Chard ones though. I was thinking Poole could have been Watchet swjoduk
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7:17pm Fri 16 May 14

boliston says...

Interesting photos - pity they are only "thumbnail" size and not "clickable" to view a larger size version.
Interesting photos - pity they are only "thumbnail" size and not "clickable" to view a larger size version. boliston
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