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Explore England's Past


NORTHFIELD END is the name for the stretch of road which links the Fairmile (from Bix and Assendon) with the northern end of Bell Street, on the to

Henley's central streets originated probably in the late 12th century, when the planned town of Henley was laid out alongside the river within a pr

Station Road was laid out by the Great Western Railway c.1857, to provide access to the new railway station.

FRIDAY STREET runs from the riverside through to Duke Street (see map), and from the Middle Ages to the 1890s formed the town's southern boundary.

Church Street is a pleasant secluded lane running southwards from Greys Road to Vicarage Road, past the 19th-century church of Holy Trinity which g

BELL STREET is one of Henley's four main central streets, running southwards from Northfield End on the town's outskirts to the central crossroads

Image: Norman Avenue, developed by the Henley builder Charles Clements from c.1885.

Until recent times, what buildings were constructed of was conditioned by what building materials were available locally.

Henley-on-Thames: Town, Trade and River

Hart Street is one of Henley's four main streets, leading from the Market Place and central crossroads to St Mary's parish church and the bridge ov