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DO YOU REMEMBER: A historic view of Rickmansworth’s Church Street

 Published on: 23rd August 2022   |   By: Bryn Holmes   |   Category: Uncategorized

This historical photo depicts Rickmansworth’s central road, Church Street, in a scene most likely more than a century old.

This picture came from a postcode, and whilst it’s exact date is unknown, it is most likely the very early 1900s, based on the clues shown in the image.

Horse-drawn carts, a long-lost pub, an ironmongers and advertisements for sewing machines are all sights no longer seen on this busy road today, which in its current form features cars, a newsagents and many solicitors and accountants.

However, some aspects remain, such as the view down towards St Mary’s Church, which gives the street its name.

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Photo Credit: Historia and Shutterstock

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