Photographs of The Severn Around Worcestershire
Ice floes on the Severn.
Frozen Severn at Worcester.
The railway viaduct at Worcester during a very cold winter.
1890′s Skaters on the Severn.
North from Sabrina Bridge.
Pitchcroft is on the right behind Rowing and Canoe Club Boathouse’s. Worcester’s Rowing Club was formed in 1876.
The Royal Navy visits Worcester.
The Atomic Submarine Nautilus and a destroyer, replicas built on canal boat hulls, were cruising the British Waterways in a recruitment drive. With the government trying to close our canals, it was good to see an enlightened senior service. Max.
Worcester Canoe Club Raft Race Flour Battle on the River Severn.
Elver fishermen ride home on the Severn Bore.
The severn has the second highest tide in the World, the Severn Bore can be two metres high.
Worcester Bridge from South Quay.
The ornate lamp standards on the bridge were made in cast iron, by local company Hardy and Padmore.
Swan Sculpture in Kleve Walk.
Situated on riverside in Kleve Walk in front of The Old Bishops Palace.
Today 28/6/06 The Worcester News has reported “vandals pour paint over swan statue”
Yobs poured brown paint over the swan statue in the attack which is believed to have happened during Sunday night. A similar attack occured in April 2004.
10 years ago the original statue was stolen.
Base of Swan Sculpture.
The inscription on base reads; Presented by the citizens and twinning association of Kleve to the city of Worcester.
Fountains near St. Andrews Spire.
St Andrews Spire is known locally as “The Glovers Needle.”
This is a reminder that Worcester was a glove making centre for many years. To the right of the spire is the College of Technoligy, prior to this the site of Worcester Porecelain’s original works. In centre of picture is the fountains, a popular feature paricularly in the summer months..