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Where Is This? No.14

Published on: 25 Jun, 2012
Updated on: 25 Jun, 2012

By David Rose

A number of readers correctly identified the view last week that was from the tower of St Nicolas’ Church in Guildford, but only one person replied with the correct answer to the mystery date.

Lat week’s mystery date can be found on the plaque marking the site of Guildford’s first cinema at 170 High Street.

It is on a plaque (recently re-hung) at 170 High Street, noting that the building was once the home of Guildford’s first cinema, West’s Picture Palace, that opened in 1909. Contemporary furniture and interior design store dwell, occupy the building today.

See the replies by clicking here and scrolling to the foot of the story.

This week’s mystery vintage picture from my collection (see below) is a cottage that can be seen today, but there is a wooden fence around it now I believe. It’s at a local Guildford beauty spot. Up until the 1960s it was a tea room with tables and chairs in the garden. Any ideas?

Do you know where this cottage is?

The mystery date appears either on a sign, plaque or structure in Guildford town centre. As a clue, it has a link to a mystery date photo featured a few weeks ago. The photos were taken by Richard Bailey.

Where can this date be found?

If you think you know the answers, leave a reply in the box below. All replies will be posted at the same time in about a week’s time, along with a new post with the answers to this week’s photo and mystery date, and the next pair of images.

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Responses to Where Is This? No.14

  1. Carol Norris

    June 27, 2012 at 11:26 am

    Picture 1 : bottom of Ferry Lane, St Catherines.

  2. Ray Springer

    June 29, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    I think it is at Newlands Corner

  3. Ian Plowman

    June 30, 2012 at 11:36 am

    Photo – Silent Pool Shere

    Date – Royal Grammar School



  4. A Oliver

    July 2, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Oh yes the farm next to the Silent Pool – Was a tea room too I believe.