Virtual Tour - The Clockhouse

You've made it to the Clockhouse on the junction of Farnborough Road and Victoria Road, one of the most distinctive landmarks in Farnborough.

Where to now? To the East are the former sites of Brands Removals store, Coombe Farm, the lodge houses to Farnborough Place and Farnborough Court, along with St. Peter's Church and Farnborough Rectory. To the West is Elm Grove Road, the former RAE railway, Spooner's Forge, Taylor and Tanner premises, Wright Bros store, High View Road, the Victoria Road Chapel and Victoria Road leading towards Cove and Southwood. Running through the Clockhouse Roundabout is Farnborough Road, with the Tumbledown Dick inn and former Rex Cinema lying nearby to the South. For the full list of locations nearby, pick where you want to go next from the menu on the right.

Quick tip Take a look at images 4, 10 and 11; images 7 and 13; images 5 and 15; and images 6 and 16 for authentic 'now and then' comparisons.

Click on an image to see how the Clockhouse has changed over the years. (Remember to scroll down to see the larger images).

1. Date NA 2. Date NA 3. 1921 4. 1925
5. 1934 6. 1936 7. 1965 8. 1971
8. 1997 9. 2007 10. 2007 11. 2007
12. 2007 13. 2007 14. 2007 15. 2007
16. 2007 17. 2008

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The copyright to image 1 and 2 is unknown. Efforts were made to establish copyright provisions. If you feel copyright has been breached please contact us. The copyright to the scanned image (1) is with Steve. Images and thumbnails 3-7 are reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection. Image and thumbnail 9 is courtesy and copyright of Terry Redman, Farnborough Camera Club.

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