Buildings & Institutions

Historic manor house names

Manor House Names Notes on some historic manorial property names:- OLDER NAME  Swanbourne House = The Old House CURRENT NAME OLDER NAME The White House =The Manor House = Swanbourne Old People’s Home = Swanbourne House School Pre-Prep CURRENT NAME OLDER NAME The Stone House = Deverill’s Farm CURRENT NAME OLDER NAME Adam’s Farm = […]


Shops in the past The shop in Nearton End (1908) where Mrs Taylor would give credit when others would not. Reading 1994, P.103.                                               The Co-operative Stores in 1910 (Right).  After becoming infested […]