1. London Road
London Road Stony Stratford early 1900s
The old Roman road from London enters Stony Stratford down a low hill. In this view from the early 1900s, the road is still wide and straight, but instead of Roman legions we have elegant Edwardian ladies proceeding into town.

The enormous poles on the left were what carried the London to Birmingham telegraph - a Victorian revolution in communication.

London Road Stony Stratford 2003

A hundred years later - the telegraph has gone and the elegant ladies would have to pick their way round the modern form of personal chariot. St Mary's Church still remains, though screened by the growth of trees.

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