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Below are some historic of pictures of Ridge Wood and the surrounding area. Click on the picture to see a larger version of the picture. If you are using a PC, you can download the large pictures by clicking on the right mouse button and selecting 'Save Picture As'.

Productus giganteum:
a fossil from the Carboniferous period

Chipping Sodbury hill fort:
an example of Iron Age hillfort

Roman Coins

Roman pottery known as
Samian ware

Tythe Map

North view of Ridge House c. 1800
(photo c. 1912)

Southern view of Ridge House
taken from north end of avenue of Sequoiadendron giganteum (Wellingtonias)

View of Ridge House from driveway

'Ha-ha' to keep animals out of the garden

'Ha-ha' to keep animals out of the garden

View of glasshouses, probably c.1912

Terrace steps on west side of House
- note gable end of garden house

Walnut trees from Howard Lewis Park

Map of 1824

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