Alcester, Warwickshire
Old Postcard, Alcester High Street
A 1908 postcard of the High Street, showing Henson's the Butchers
who I remember had two shops and a slaughter yard in Bridge Street,
Stratford, when I was a kid.     
Alcester, Malt Mill Lane
Malt Mill Lane
Malt Mill Lane, Alcester, Warwickshire
A lovely old view of Malt Mill Lane, probably taken about 1920,  
judging by the car.  
Malt Mill Lane again, this time in a postcard mailed in 1908.   
High Street, Alcester, Vintage Postcard
Lots of detail in this old postcard of High Street. !!    
Alcester Town Hall
Baptist Free Church, Alcester
The Baptist Free Church, an early 20th century postcard.
This postcard of Alcester Town Hall dates back to 1907.
Alcester Parish Church
Alcester, Butter Street
Alcester Churchyard
Butter Street - a postcard mailed in the early 1970s.    
An early 20th century view of the church.
We have been unable to date this old postcard of Alcester Churchyard.
Alcester High Street 1905
Another nice old view of the High Street, posted in 1905.
Coronation Day in Alcester, Old Postcard
"An Alcester Street, Coronation Day." It doesn't say which coronation,
Edward VII or George V. Rather a poor quality postcard, but interesting.
Another view of Malt Mill Lane, probably earlier than those above as
the buildings on the left don't have the timbering exposed.
Henley Street, Alcester
A 1939 postcard of Henley Street.   
Alcester, Henley Street
Henley Street again - no date for this one.
Alcester River
Very little information about this postcard of the River - the Arrow or
the Alne - at Alcester.

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Alcester is an old Roman market town at the junction of the Rivers Alne and Arrow in Warwickshire,
England, and situated approximately 8 miles west of Stratford-upon-Avon. The population in 2008 was
about 9000.
Old Postcard, Alcester
Alcester High Street.
From Wikipedia:
In Roman times Alcester (Alauna) was a walled town and fort of some importance, being located at a junction between the Ryknild Street Roman
road and the ancient Salt way from Droitwich.
The town today includes a number of preserved Tudor and other houses, notably those near the parish church, in Butter Street, and in Malt Mill
Lane. The Old Rectory, situated directly in front of the church, is a particularly interesting example of Georgian Architecture. A number of fine
Victorian additions have been made at the rear of the house. The clock on St Nicholas Church is in an unusual position on the south-west corner of
the 14th century tower, making it visible from the main High Street. The church also houses the tomb of Fulke Greville, grandfather of Fulke Greville
1st Baron Brooke.
We received the following from Anne Bugler on 27 January 2010
:- "The postcard stating an Alcester Street in the Coronation is
off Bleachfield Street. The pub is the Dog & Partridge. My great
grandfather was the licencee in the 2nd WW and my father was
brought up there. I lived opposite the pub for the first five years
of my marriage and at one time there were 5 houses in the street
occupied by members of my family."  Thanks very much, Anne,
for the information which I'm sure will interest many old Alcester
residents.
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