Unique aerial pictures go online

Stunning aerial photos of landmarks around our region have been made available online by English Heritage. They give a remarkable insight into life in the South & South East between the 1920s and 1950s.

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Dreaming spires, horse racing and a cliff top castle

The High Street in Oxford taken in 1920 Credit: English Heritage/PA Wire

Fascinating old photos of some of the region's most iconic landmarks and buildings have been released to the public today. The 15,000 photos on the Britain from Above website include stunning views of places like Oxford, Ascot and Dover. For more click here.

The Ascot Gold Cup in 1923 Credit: English Heritage/PA Wire
Dover Castle in April 1920 Credit: English Heritage/PA Wire

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