Beck Street in Thurgarton has been described as one of the gems of Nottinghamshire and from the early days of photography in the late 19th century many images have recorded the scene . Here are a few.
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Victorian photo of children on one of the bridges over the beck
There were three farms in the village. Horses, cows and sheep all contributed to a steady supply of fertilizer for the gardens – the locals name for Beck Street was ‘ Cow Muck Lane’
Cow Muck Lane
Mr Allwood , Priory Farm, leading cart horses down Beck St. 1940s
The beck has been a playground for generations of children
The Bentley sisters fishing 1930s
But it can change from pleasant stream to a torrent
Beck Street today
Artisit’s sketch of Beck Street with old stepping stones.