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Ross-on-Wye and the River

These are a couple of views of Ross looking from both upstream and down stream on the River Wye.

Ross from the River (downstream)

A postcard view Ross-on-Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye
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A postcard (published by Valentine's) view of Ross from by the river. This is believed to have been done in the early 1900's. This view is taken from downstream of Ross, probably from down by Wilton Bridge.


A postcard (published by Harvey Barton & Sons Ltd - no 36871) titled "Ross-on-Wye from the river" showing a view of Ross from by the river. This view is taken from downstream of Ross towards Wilton.

A postcard view Ross-on-Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye
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Ross from the River (upstream)

This has to be one of the most popular postcards of Ross, closely followed by views of the Market House, and this is a small selection.

A postcard (published by Judges - no. 3436) view of Ross from down by the river. This is believed to be c. 1939. This view is taken from upstream of Ross, probably up towards where the Bridstow Bridge is now.

A postcard view Ross-on-Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river
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A postcard (published by Walter Scott) view of Ross from down by the river. This view is taken from upstream of Ross from the river bank.


A postcard (published by Photochrom) view of Ross from down by the river. Thought to have been sent around 1967.

A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river
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A postcard (published by Photochrom Co. Ltd - no. E.7830) view of Ross from down by the river. Sent around 1924 with a George V stamp.


A postcard (unknown publisher due to damage to rear of card - no. PT11110) view of Ross from down by the river. Thought to be a 1960's postcard.

A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from outside of the boathouse
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A real photo postcard (unknown publisher but marked Drywhite Photograph - no. ROW32) view of Ross from down by the river from outside of the boathouse.


A postcard (published by Frith's - no. 84588 - circa 1920) view of Ross from down by the river from outside of the boathouse. An interesting view of the boats moored at the bank.

A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from outside of the boathouse
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from outside of the boathouse
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A postcard (published by Frith's - no. 67693A - circa 1920) view of Ross from down by the river from outside of the boathouse. A wooden decking area has been added to enable easier access to the water and boats and the people look like they have been or are going out onto the river Wye. The man on the left in the white jumper looks like he he smoking his pipe and more of the other people seem to have their blazers and trousers on.


A postcard (from 'The Cambria Series' published by W.A. Call, the County Studio, Monmouth - no. 1) view of Ross from down by the river.

A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river Wye
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river Wye
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A postcard (published by Photocrom - no. V 7350) view of Ross from down by the river.


A postcard (published by Photo Precision Ltd - no. PLX11141) view of Ross from down by the river.

This looks like it was taken off the A40 bridge, probably in the 1960's. There are quite a few people near the boat house on the river bank and in the river both with and without boats.

A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river Wye
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A postcard view from the Wye
A postcard view of Ross-on-Wye from the river Wye
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A postcard (published by Photo Precision Ltd - no. PLX11126) view of Ross from down by the river.



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