Here we see how the photographer
can be impeded by nature when trying to match positions for “Then & Now” pictures.
The subject is Froyle School and School House.
The old photograph - once again, turn of the century - was taken from
part of the grounds of Froyle Place. As you can see from the 1998 picture,
which was taken in the winter (luckily, or it would have been solid
green leaves!), the vegetation has grown a bit in the ensuing 90
This apart, the visual differences are small,
but the social differences are great.
- Froyle School closed in 1986 due to lack
- It was tastefully converted into a private
The School House (on
is now a private house.
- Traces of the iron fence can still be seen
in the undergrowth around the field.