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River Collection (#8)

Background imageRiver Collection: Stratford Mill

Stratford Mill was re-erected within Blaise Castle Estate, Bristol, after Chew Valley Lake was flooded to form a reservoir. IoE 379735

Background imageRiver Collection: Suspension Bridge

Suspension Bridge
Footbridge over the River Great Ouse in Bedford dated 1888. Designed by John Webster with ironwork by E Page and Co of Bedford. Iron bow string lattice girder bridge of 100 ft (30 metre) span

Background imageRiver Collection: Viaduct

Railway Viaduct over the River Tamar. IoE 60814

Background imageRiver Collection: Royal Border Bridge a97_05219

Royal Border Bridge a97_05219
Royal Border Bridge, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, 1902. View towards Tweedmouth from North East with a steam locomotive on the bridge

Background imageRiver Collection: River Tyne 28959_050

River Tyne 28959_050
Looking West Along The River Tyne, 2017

Background imageRiver Collection: Riverbank FF002955

Riverbank FF002955
Riverbank with daisies, West Berkshire. A stretch of unidentified river, with boats moored on the far bank and a lock gate in the distance. Photographed late 1960s or early 1970s by John Gay

Background imageRiver Collection: Bolton Priory WSA01_01_13400

Bolton Priory WSA01_01_13400
A fisherman on the River Wharfe, with the ruins of Bolton Priory on the far side. Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire. Photographed in 1940 by Walter Scott

Background imageRiver Collection: Bow Locks 27531_011

Bow Locks 27531_011
Bow Locks, Tower Hamlets, London. These locks provide access from the River Lee Navigation to the tidal Bow Creek, leading out onto the River Thames. Photographed in September 2012

Background imageRiver Collection: Rivermouth EAC0293046

Rivermouth EAC0293046
Mouth of the River Erme, Devon. Photographed in June 1975. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageRiver Collection: Transport routes 28351_020

Transport routes 28351_020
Leeds and Liverpool Canal and River Aire, North Yorkshire. At this point the river is crossed by an aqueduct and a railway viaduct, while the canal is crossed by road and rail bridges

Background imageRiver Collection: River defences JEH_22047_27

River defences JEH_22047_27
Phipps Bridge, North Somerset. Flood alleviation defences alongside the Congresbury Yeo River. Photographed during M5 construction work, November 1970. Jim Hancock Collection

Background imageRiver Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower a002056

Lambeth Shot Tower a002056
SHOT TOWER, Lambeth, London. The Shot Tower as seen from the river with site clearing of the south bank ready for the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageRiver Collection: Ray Mill Cottage, River Thames CC97_02743

Ray Mill Cottage, River Thames CC97_02743
RAY MILL COTTAGE, Maidenhead, Berkshire. The River Thames between Ray Mills and Boulters Lock from below on a quiet day. The area is one of the most beautiful on the Thames

Background imageRiver Collection: Moored boat CC96_00084

Moored boat CC96_00084
RIVER THAMES, Oxfordshire. Boat moored on the river, perhaps near a lock or weir. This picturesque view shows a boat called the Wei-ha-Wei moored in the foreground

Background imageRiver Collection: Van Der Neer - River view: Evening N070541

Van Der Neer - River view: Evening N070541
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " River view: Evening" by Aert van der NEER (1603/4-77). Spanish Royal Collection. Captured at Vitoria, 1813. WM 1576-1948

Background imageRiver Collection: St Pauls Cathedral N110255

St Pauls Cathedral N110255
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL, St Pauls Churchyard, City of London. View showing Blackfriars Bridge and the River Thames with boats. Charcoal sketch by E Wilson, City of London School, 1914

Background imageRiver Collection: Upnor Castle K960688

Upnor Castle K960688
UPNOR CASTLE, Kent. General view of the castle from across the River Medway

Background imageRiver Collection: Sonning Lock CC97_02855

Sonning Lock CC97_02855
SONNING LOCK, Sonning, Berkshire. A view along the tow path in summer looking towards the lock in the distance from below. Sonning Lock is said to be the prettiest on the River Thames

Background imageRiver Collection: Chiswick House engraving N110152

Chiswick House engraving N110152
CHISWICK HOUSE, Burlington Lane, Hounslow, London. " A View of the Rt Hon the Earl of Bulingtons House at Chiswick and part of the Town". Caption also in French. Engraving dated 1750

Background imageRiver Collection: Lower Slaughter CC72_01052

Lower Slaughter CC72_01052
LOWER SLAUGHTER, Gloucestershire. Looking through the village with a small rustic footbridge crossing the River Eye. Photographed in 1890 by Henry Taunt

Background imageRiver Collection: St Johns Lock, Lechlade AL0488_004_02

St Johns Lock, Lechlade AL0488_004_02
ST JOHNs LOCK, Lechlade, Gloucestershire. The weir and lock keepers house at St Johns Lock on the River Thames. A man sits on the riverbank and contemplates the reeds

Background imageRiver Collection: Abbey Park, Evesham CC56_01020

Abbey Park, Evesham CC56_01020
ABBEY PARK, Evesham, Worcestershire. Looking from Workman Gardens across the River Avon towards the Abbey. The Bell Tower was built after 1513 by Abbot Lichfield

Background imageRiver Collection: Rivermen at Marlow Bridge, Wycombe CC73_01436

Rivermen at Marlow Bridge, Wycombe CC73_01436
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Workmen loading large logs onto a river barge, using a form of jack. The 19th century suspension bridge over the Thames can be seen in the background

Background imageRiver Collection: Marlow Bridge CC73_00786

Marlow Bridge CC73_00786
MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. View looking east along the Thames towards the suspension bridge and the parish church. The bridge dates from same period (built between 1829 and 1832)

Background imageRiver Collection: The weir keeper CC72_02175

The weir keeper CC72_02175
RADCOT, Oxfordshire. An old weir keeper and fisherman on the River Thames called Harper. He wears corduroy trousers and sturdy boots. Photographed by Henry Taunt around 1900

Background imageRiver Collection: Henley Regatta CC72_00130

Henley Regatta CC72_00130
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, Oxfordshire. Crowds of onlookers on the bank of the river and boats moored close by during the Regatta, an important social

Background imageRiver Collection: Royal river trip CC68_00047

Royal river trip CC68_00047
GORING, Oxfordshire. Edward, Prince of Wales sitting on the river boat Arethusa, moored along the banks of the River Thames, whilst other members of his party board

Background imageRiver Collection: Royal Border Bridge N100656

Royal Border Bridge N100656
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED, Northumberland. View of the Royal Border Bridge which crosses to Tweedmouth. Engineered by Robert Stephenson

Background imageRiver Collection: Old Radcot Bridge a50_01573

Old Radcot Bridge a50_01573
OLD RADCOT BRIDGE, Oxfordshire. A view of the three arched bridge which dates from the 14th-century. Photographed in 1949 by Eric de Mare

Background imageRiver Collection: Thames floods 1947 EAW003697

Thames floods 1947 EAW003697
Boats are the best way of getting around by river, road or garden. Aerial view. Thames flooding in the Windsor area - probably Sunnymeads (SU997 749). 1947. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRiver Collection: Thames floods 1947 EAW003696

Thames floods 1947 EAW003696
People in Boats. Aerial view. A boat in the flooded riverside garden. Thames flooding in the Windsor area - probably Sunnymeads (SU997 749). 1947. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRiver Collection: Marble Hill House J870561

Marble Hill House J870561
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Richmond, London. View of house across the river

Background imageRiver Collection: Warkworth Castle K022006

Warkworth Castle K022006
WARKWORTH CASTLE, Northumberland. View of the Castle with River Coquet in foreground

Background imageRiver Collection: Thames Barge Driving Race DP095299

Thames Barge Driving Race DP095299
Played In series: London. The Thames Barge Driving Race was set up in 1975 by a charity called The Transport On Water Association (TOW)

Background imageRiver Collection: Richmond Castle N100132

Richmond Castle N100132
RICHMOND CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View across the River Swale showing Scollands Hall perched above the river. Snow covered landscape

Background imageRiver Collection: Thames Barrier, London 24455_021

Thames Barrier, London 24455_021
THAMES BARRIER, Woolwich Reach, London. Aerial view. A flood control structure built between 1974 and 1984 to help protect London from flooding

Background imageRiver Collection: Audley End House N080991

Audley End House N080991
AUDLEY END HOUSE AND GARDENS, Essex. View across the River Cam towards the house

Background imageRiver Collection: City of London N061024

City of London N061024
View from Waterloo Bridge along the River Thames towards the City of London at night

Background imageRiver Collection: Millennium Bridge N080491

Millennium Bridge N080491
MILLENNIUM BRIDGE, Newcastle upon Tyne / Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. General floodlit view of the Millennium Bridge and The Sage music centre at twilight

Background imageRiver Collection: Egglestone Abbey J870580

Egglestone Abbey J870580
EGGLESTONE ABBEY, Durham. General view from the North East

Background imageRiver Collection: London Bridge CC97_01682

London Bridge CC97_01682
LONDON BRIDGE, City of London. A view looking north-west across a busy London Bridge with horse-drawn traffic and people. The bridge was built between 1823 and 1831. Photographed by York and Son

Background imageRiver Collection: Salters Bros. boatyard in 1900 CC74_00380

Salters Bros. boatyard in 1900 CC74_00380
SALTERS YARD, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Looking across the Thames at Folly Bridge toward the Salter Brothers boatyard, established in 1858

Background imageRiver Collection: Albert Embankment a065878

Albert Embankment a065878
ALBERT EMBANKMENT, London. View towards Lambeth Bridge and the Millbank Tower. Bench in the foreground with people walking by the river Thames. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1963

Background imageRiver Collection: View across the Thames towards Vickers Tower a063295

View across the Thames towards Vickers Tower a063295
Looking across the Thames from the Albert Embankment towards Vickers Tower, now known as Millbank Tower, with the supporting columns of the pilotis of Alembic House in the foreground

Background imageRiver Collection: Audley End stables M070298

Audley End stables M070298
AUDLEY END HOUSE AND GARDENS, Essex. Panoramic view looking across the River Cam towards the Stable Block and Stable Bridge. The stables date from the Tudor or possibly even the monastic period

Background imageRiver Collection: Westminster Palace a98_06489

Westminster Palace a98_06489
WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, Westminster, London. An etching of the view looking north across the River Thames and showing the Houses of Parliament before the fire of 1834

Background imageRiver Collection: Whitehall Palace a98_05985

Whitehall Palace a98_05985
WHITEHALL, Westminster, Greater London. Copy of an engraving showing a general view of Whitehall from the Thames

Background imageRiver Collection: Finchale Priory K991225

Finchale Priory K991225
FINCHALE PRIORY, Durham. View of the 13th century priory from across the River Wear

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