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SAVERNAKE'S 'GRAND AVENUE' LIKE A CATHEDRAL NAVE OF BEECH TREES

SAVERNAKE'S 'GRAND AVENUE' LIKE A CATHEDRAL NAVE OF BEECH TREES

Visit Savernake forest, and the full meaning of the old word "Greenwood" will be better understood than anywhere else in England for the forest is all that we understand by the term. These trees, the old English "Oak, ash and thorn," grow thick and close, and there are avenues of beeches unsurpassed elsewhere. Of these, the " Grand Avenue " is the first. At the end is a gateway and beyond, a short stretch of sandy road leads to the asphalt of the Bath Road near where it leaves the forest to run down the hill into Marlborough.

Other pictures from The Bath Road of Yesterday and To-day


THE BATH ROAD PASSES FROXFIELD AND BROADENS TO FORM MARLBOROUGH'S MAIN STREET

S. JAMES'S CHURCH AND THE HOUSE BUILT ON THE CASTLE MOUND AT DEVIZES

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