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Postcard of Ice House Road Avenue, Lydiard Park by William Hooper, c1880-1910

Postcard of Ice House Road Avenue, Lydiard Park by William Hooper, c1880-1910
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Late 19th/early 20th century postcard by the Swindon photographer, William Hooper, looking along the drive which from the House towards what is now the Forest Cafe. The Ice House was and remains on the left hand side of the drive.

It is believed that the photograph was a private commission for the Bolingbroke family.

Year:
1880-1910
Photographer:
William Hooper (1864-1955)
Type:
Photograph
Location:
Lydiard House
Owner:
Swindon Borough Council
Reference:
LYD1993-256c
Copyright:
Lydiard House
Last updated on:
Monday 11th October 2021

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