The Danbury Society - Picture
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Photographs taken around Danbury,
by John Bowen, mainly taken in 2002.
Road sign as you
approach Danbury on the A414 from Chelmsford. (2002)
Eve's Corner shops.
Photograph take with back to the Bank. (2002)
Corner looking towards the Bank (left) Hardware shop then the pink
Antique shop & "Tea on the Green" resturant. (2002)
at the Old Workhouse (until 1832, left) and the
Dentist in early spring 2002.
daffodils opposite the Old Workhouse (above).
The Danbury Society have been planting daffodils in
the roadside verges for the past 10 years. They herald
spring and provide colour. (2002)
Bluebells in Blakes
Wood. There are acres of these Bluebells - the smell can be
overpowering on occasions. (2002)
taken by Danbury Society Member, Janet Reid. (2002)
Photograph taken looking towards the house called "Cotswold" and
"Blackmore House" which used to be the "Black Boy" public
house but it was closed in 1910 as the Magistrates felt
that there were too many public Houses in Danbury. The
pond was dug quite recently a little way from the old pond.
Show held for the past 25 years in the Village Hall.
The Late Maurice Hawker (past Organiser, centre) while
Dr, Rev Blythe and his Wife, Elisabeth are looking at a
shrubs - Rhododendrons & Azalea.
In the distance behind the shrubs are trees which
were partly destroyed by the hurricane in
The left hand Rhododendron has recently been identified as
being called "Lady Thistleton Dyer" after the Wife of the
Manager of Kew Garden arond 1880. Information provided by
David Morris, Park Ranger, May 2007.
These are opposite the photograph above and a different species.
Early Autumn in the
Picture of a pond above the top lake. The trees are
mainly Beech, quite a rare tree in Essex. (2002)
The Middle Lake in
Autumn. Note the Terns wheeling around in search of
Lower Lake in Winter.
Picture taken from the same spot as the picture above but looking
down at the Lower Lake. (2002)
Church - Winter. The Silver Birch tree is covered by hoare
frost. Unfortunately, this tree became dangerous and had
to be felled in May, 2004. Another tree will be planted
to replace it. (2002)
Church - Deep Winter. This photograph is taken of the
Hitchcock Gate in 2002, so called as it was presented to the Church
by the family of Hitchcocks who are now buried to the left of the gate to
the churchyard. Written in the gate are the words
"Jesus said I am the way". From St John, 14, Verse 6.
�Copyright of the Danbury Society, 2015
Last revised:- 23nd September 2015