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ROMALDKIRK

Then and Now

Hector C. Parr

Photographs show some of the small changes which have occurred in Romaldkirk during the twentieth century.

Old Road
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New Road
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An improved road surface has made access cleaner and faster, but the view has not benefited from the accumulation of signs, poles and wires.

Old Kirk
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New Kirk
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The Kirk Inn has changed little, but modes of transport are different.

Old Junction
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New Junction
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We have lost our shop and petrol pump, and the signpost to the "Railway Station"

Old South View
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New South View
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Very little has changed here, except the appearance of an ugly street lamp....

Old Hotel
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New Hotel
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... and the styles of dress.

Old Tower View
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New Tower View
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View from the Church Tower, 1911 and 2002.

Old Monk's Square
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New Monk's Square
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The windows and doors around Monk's Square have changed, but it retains its charm.

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© Hector C. Parr, 2005


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