Stow is a small market town set on top of a hill about 21 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. When
I was a lot younger I used to help deliver "
Corona" round the town and got to know it quite well.
The local saying "the wind blows cold at Stow-on-the-Wold" was certainly true in the winter !
But it's a nice place to visit and have your photo taken sitting in the stocks !
Old Postcard, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
The Stocks - an excellent "real photo" postcard which appears to be
from the late 1930s.
Stow-on-the-Wold, Valley
Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
Stow-on-the-Wold, Square, 1939
A good, clear view of the Square from 1939.
This image was emailed to us from a friend in the USA - the card is
unused so he couldn't give us a date. Compare the trees with the
postcard above right.
The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold
Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold
St Edward's Hall, Stow-on-the-Wold
Vintage Postcard, Stow-on-the-Wold Church
A further emailed view from the USA - this card appears to be from the
Stow Church - a postcard by Frank Packer of Chipping Norton
Church Street, probably in the 1960s.
Stow, Square
No date on this view of the Square, but no cars in the picture.
The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold
Stow-on-the-Wold, the Square
Two great old postcards of the Square. These are "real photo" postcards, taken by Frank Packer of Chipping Norton, probably in the 1920s.
Stow, Stocks
Stow - Aerial View
An excellent aerial view of the town.
Stow, Market Place
A 1930s view of the Market Place.
The Green, Stow-on-the-Wold
The Green.

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The Cotswolds from Stow.
The Square - no date for this one but probably just post WW2.
St Edward's Hall.
Sheep Street in the 1930s.
A rather poor quality image which came to us via email from the USA.
Old Postcard, Stow-on-the-Wold
No date for this one.
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