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
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
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
Sir Thomas Palmer built the Elizabethan house at Parham.
Parham House has been depicted many times in paintings, prints, sketches, maps and photographs, as well as in architectural drawings. By using the
The gardens and grounds at Parham House are featured in this section.
Part of the research into the building of Parham House was a dendrochronological survey of roof timbers at Parham House, undertaken to discover the
Much of our knowledge about Elizabethan Parham comes from the work which the Pearsons and their architect Victor Heal carried out on the house from
The very best oak building timber at the end of the 16th century came from woods which were specifically managed to produce tall, straight trees fo
To accommodate the British and ANZAC troops at Codford, a large number of temporary wooden huts were built in a series of camps, mainly along the e