Roads + Eastgate & Sygate/Southgate

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Roads + Eastgate & Sygate/Southgate

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Photos and some history for the Roads in Cawston + Eastgate & Sygate/Southgate.

Items in the Roads + Eastgate & Sygate/Southgate Collection

Aylsham Road:
The Road from Cawston to Aylsham, the B1145: Leaving Cawston. The first right is Cooks Hill and was originally known as Stocks Hill, the stocks were in this area, probably on the site of the new houses built in 2001 opposite the Post Office, joining…

Booton Road/Goose Pie Lane
A walk along the road to Booton - "Booton Green Lane" as many of us know it is a sentimental journey, recalling the first time I passed. that way in April, 1952, when the banks were bright with primroses and violets and other flowers. At that time…

Back Lane
Photo: Back Lane, Norwich & Brandiston Road Early 1960’s
Photo taken from Church Tower.

Snippets from Cawston’s Past:

Back Lane, Cawston - There is an interesting theory concerning this stout name. It is that the back lane was the division…

Chapel Street/Prince of Wales Road
Chapel Street: History of Chapel St/Prince of Wales Rd from the Parish Magazine, January 1995 by Dennis W. Easton. First of all there were the Mills at Sygate driven by the wind when my grandfather left school in the 1860's he went to work at the…

High Street/Market Hill
Photos and Memories: The High Street: Firstly we had the main pub on the Market Place, a Mrs Gaskin kept this for years, she was May Purdy's grandmother.... Click on file to view full screen....      

Holt - Norwich Road
Old County directories refer to the Woodrow as being one of Cawston's three "scattered hamlets". along with Eastgate and Sygate. There is much to interest the local historian in the anecdotes concerning this area. Many of us remember the impressive…

Eastgate
File 1/ Eastgate Photos.... File 2/ Life at the Ratcatchers Row. Eastgate by Michael Yaxley.... File 3/ Rough Guide Map.... Click on file to view....

New Street
New Street From Memory Lane Early 1900’s by Stanley Oakes. New Street - early 1900's: On the right coming from the Aylsham Road was Marshall Howard's builders yard, he employed about 30 men of different trades. On the left were Mr and Mrs Sally…

Sygate/Southgate
Early last century some misguided surveyor working on the first 1-inch maps of this area decided to rename this hamlet "Southgate", and so it appears on Ordnance Survey maps to this day. However, the name by which we know it, and which is included in…

Reepham Road
Reepham Road: The Substation at Salle Beck was first installed around 1935 when electricity came to Cawston.

In 2009 work started on the new substation for the offshore wind farm off Weybourne on the Norfolk Coast which was completed in…

Brandiston Road
Brandiston Road Photos

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Norwich Road
Norwich Road Photos including Guide Map.... Access to William Bush Close. Jubilee Close. Bowls Club and the Cemetery. Click on file to view full screen....