Colehill, Dorset, England, BH21 2

About Colehill

Colehill is a parish, neighbouring Wimborne Minster, in Dorset, England, with a population of 7,000 (2001), reducing slightly to 6,927 at the 2011 census.

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A view from Wimborne Railway embankment of a new development.


Added by @Noswar 2 years ago / Views: 110
In Gallery: Wimborne Minster Development Newmans Close

The housing development was partially built on the old car park for the Railway Station. I took this picture from the old railway embankment.

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Canford Bridge Development, 2008


Added by @Noswar 2 years ago / Views: 203
In Gallery: Wimborne Minster, Canford Bridge

Many people will remember the old footpath that ran along the side Canford bridge with its green railings. Today the footpath is quite different.

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1909


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 763
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

Not very high quality, but a little look down Avenue Road in about 1909, or perhaps a bit earlier.

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1909


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 942
In Gallery: Dorset Miscellaneous

This image must have been taken earlier than 1909, as that's when the card is postmarked. This shot looks up Avenue Road from the junction with...

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Avenue Road, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 3 years ago / Views: 1926
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This is a pretty standard look down Avenue Road, probably taken in the late 1890s/early 1900s, and was recently for sale on eBay. A bit of a...

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Canford Bridge, Wimborne Minster, c. 1900s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1509
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

This Tuck postcard was first issued in 1905, and looks towards the road and footbridge between Wimborne (on the right) and Merley over the Stour.

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St. John's Church, Wimborne Minster, c. 1920s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1335
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

St. John's Church looking virtually pristine in this 1920s postcard.

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End of the Line, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The end of the line, as it was in 1974, looking towards Leigh Road.

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Sheds at Wimborne Station, 1974


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1210
In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

Disused buildings at Wimborne Station in 1974.

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Sidings Outside Wimborne Station, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

View of the sidings at Wimborne Station on the day of its last passenger service in 1974.

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Railway Bridge over the Stour, Wimborne Minster, 1974


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 1315
In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The bridge over the Stour at Wimborne.

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Corkscrew Shuttle, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last passenger train into Wimborne Station, was the Corkscrew Shuttle, a special charter.

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Corkscrew Shuttle, Wimborne Minster, 1974


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In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last passenger train into Wimborne Station, was the Corkscrew Shuttle, a special charter.

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St. Michael's Church and Hall, Colehill, 1910s


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 748
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

From a Bozon postcard, this view shows a little-changed St. Michael and All Angels' church in Colehill, probably taken in the early 1910s.

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H. C. Farrant, Baker, Wimborne Minster, Date Unknown


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 2936
In Gallery: Wimborne Pictures

Presumably this is Farrant himself, stood with his delivery horse and van. The van says it's from the St John's Bakery, although I'm not sure of...

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St John's School, Wimborne


Added by @Marion H 4 years ago / Views: 564
In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

St John's School, Leigh Road, Wimborne

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The Horn's Inn


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In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

The Horn's Inn, Burt's Hill, Wimborne

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Canford Bridge problems in 1959


Added by @Marion H 4 years ago / Views: 323
In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Newspaper Article concerning problems with the Canford Bridge back in 1959

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Griffin Hotel, Wimborne


Added by @Marion H 4 years ago / Views: 676
In Gallery: Wimborne Minster

Griffin Hotel, Wimborne

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Wimborne Station Ticket Hall, 1974


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 740
In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

This photo originally appeared at disues-stations.org.uk, and is (c) Ian Corps. Used by kind permission.

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Last train to Wimborne, 1974


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 652
In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

The last train to Wimborne station, the Corkscrew Shuttle, makes its way over the Stour in 1974. This photo originally appeared at...

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Wimborne Station, 1974


Added by @iamtimbo 4 years ago / Views: 2294
In Gallery: Railway Pictures, Wimborne Minster, 1974

This photo originally appeared at disused-stations.org.uk, and is (c) Ian Corps. Used by kind permission.

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