|Warwickshire travel guide
- Stratford upon Avon Photos
These photos form part of a personal travel guide and photo gallery of Warwickshire, England, listing attractions, accommodation, and heritage highlights.
Stratford upon Avon Photos - wattle construction
Photo of Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
A section of the Shakespeare Birthplace front wall has been intentionally exposed to reveal traditional wattle construction techniques. This interwoven wall of branches would have been covered in daub and washed with limewash
Click to enquire about licensing
this image for your own use
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army
The battle took place on the Berkshire Downs
The Saxons under Alfred were victorious, but then suffered a string of defeats
This Day in British History
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.