The latest items from the story of Box

Victorian Masterpiece
Fogleigh House was built on the outskirts of the village by Cornelius Pictor, leading Box quarry-owner. He designed it with a different motif on every lintel and capital including the family crest and a Hive of Industry decoration.

Joseph Gape PC
This is Box’s village bobby (when there was such a thing) in training in 1911.
We reveal why he prosecuted motor infringements so stringently.

Methodist Church in 1935
Members of the church celebrating the Silver Jubilee of George V outside the Methodist Hall in Box.

Study of Wilbert Vere Awdry
Where the books of Thomas the Tank Engine were written. 

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