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Old Photos of The Prospect

The Prospect Gardens
A view of the Prospect
[published by R. E. Davis]
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This is a postcard view of the Prospect with various people standing and sitting around in it. To the right can be seen one of the big guns that used to be on either side of John Kyrle's Gate.


This is a postcard view of the Prospect from circa 1939. There are various flower beds on either side of the paths and the entrance from the churchyard can be seen in the distance.

The Prospect Gardens
The Prospect Gardens
[published by Valentines]
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The entrance to the Prospect
The entrance to the Prospect
(unknown publisher)
[thanks to Richard Mayo]
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This is a postcard view from around 1905 looking out of the Prospect gateway back into the churchyard. The back of the church tower can just about be seen in the distance.


This is the Prospect looking west back across the Prospect towards the River. Various trees and arches for flowers to grow over can be seen in the garden. Various people can be seen in the photo sitting on the benches.

The Prospect Ross-on-Wye
The Prospect Ross-on-Wye
[No. 8763 - Unknown publisher]
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Old Photos of The Prospect

The the postcard below-left, the arches, or ones similar, seen above can be seen covered in plants and flowers. In the background can be seen the giant Elm trees that used to grow in the Churchyard, these can be more clearly seen in the postcard below right.

The Parish Church from the Prospect
A view of the Prospect
[Unknown publisher]
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Ross Church from the Prospect
Ross Church from the Prospect c.1911
[published by H.C. Jefferies]
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