Fassett's Farmhouse |
(picture from SWOP website)
As it looks today
Fassett's Farmhouse stood beside the farmland which is now part of the postwar council estate which stands here now.
It is hard to imagine that Loudwater was once a sleepy village in the countryside. It changed earlier than Flackwell Heath because
of its position on the Wye and the location of the paper mills along the valley floor which meant that this became a thriving centre of industry long
before chair making made Wycombe famous. Its position on the London to Oxford Road was also a good stopping point for horsedrawn coaches and, later, the
rail link from Wycombe to Maidenhead/London added to its popularity. To find out about life at the bottom of the hill go to
www.galaxypix.com/Sally/Loudwaterlea/(but you will leave this site).
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