Abbey Gateway

January 21, 2020

Postcard Craze
This postcard (County Series. No 3326) is of the Abbey Gateway, Abingdon, and was sent with the message ‘This and some very old buildings here all over the place.’.
Postcard Craze
The very old buildings are still here in Abingdon, but farm animals no longer laze about.
Postcard Craze
There were a couple of stone faces over the gateway I had not noticed before. Are they multiplying?

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4 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. Malcolm Martin  |  January 22, 2020 at 10:54 am

    I wonder if the sheep arrived via Baa..th Street!

  • 2. rudi  |  January 22, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    as a kid with my brothers we used to say that you must hold your breath when walking under there.. or something not ever specified might happen.
    was this a family thing or did anyone else ever hear of this?

  • 3. Daniel  |  January 22, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    I do this too…and now, so do my children…but only because I heard it on this blog!

  • 4. David  |  January 25, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    If you don’t, the faces will come and steal your breath while you sleep!

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