We know this house is very old because of the way it was built. Can you see the 'lathe and plaster' in the top storey? Do you know how it was done?
These bungalows are quite new. Can you see anything that might help to date them?
This marks the footpath to Knowle Park. Have as look on a map to find out how far it would be for the workers to walk to work.
These cottages were built for a special purpose. What do you think it was?
These buildings belong to Knowle Park. Some of their workers used to live here. Look carefully at the buildings. Do you think they are all the same age? Explain your reasons.
This is a green way that links the back of the village to the main road.
Who do you think might have lived in this house when it was built?
What does this sign tell us? Where do think the children go to schoool now?
Do you think this building was built as a school? What interesting things can you see?
Look at this view of Godden Green. How much do you think it has changed in the last 100 years?
Village greens used to be a very important part of a village. What kind of things might it have been used for?
Stand by the green for 5 minutes and count the traffic as it passes. Would you describe this road as busy or quiet?
This is the village public house. Look carefully at it. Do you think anything has changed?
Why do you think there is a pond here? Why would it have been an important part of the village?
Look carefully at the shapes in the point of the gable. Can you see any more shapes like this around the village. What does it tell us?
This is the old post office building. In 1908 the Golf Clubhouse was behind this building. What might some reasons for moving it?
Look carefully at this house. What clues can you see to tell us that it was built more than 100 years ago?
Do you think these cottages are more or less that 100 years old? Describe the buildings to a friend.
How do think the Buck's Head got it's name?
This flagpole stands on the village green. What kind of flag might they fly from it? On what occasions might it be used?
Look carefully at this post box. What can you see that is unusual?
This is Godden Green Lodge. What kind of materials were used to build it?
Stand here and look back at the village. Try to imagine what it would have been like 100 years ago. You can find out about who lived here using the 1911 census.
There used be a stable here. Why did it change do you think?
Look at how this building was built. How is it different from some of the other buildings in the village?
What do you think this iron framework on the wall was used for?
Why is there a door half way up the building?
Look at these lovely old chimneys. These are one way we can date a building.
Look back along this lane and think about all the changes that have taken place over the last century.
Look at the side wall, the doorways and the windows. What do you notice?
Godden Green
Hamstreet School
Author: Hamstreet School (ID: 8082)
Posted: 2011-01-04 19:48 GMT+00:00
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old house renovation DSC_4621
We know this house is very old because of the way it was built. Can you see the 'lathe and plaster' in the top storey? Do you know how it was done?
workers' cottages DSC_4626
These bungalows are quite new. Can you see anything that might help to date them?
public footpath DSC_4625
This marks the footpath to Knowle Park. Have as look on a map to find out how far it would be for the workers to walk to work.
cottage DSC_4623
These cottages were built for a special purpose. What do you think it was?
carpenters cottages DSC_4628
These buildings belong to Knowle Park. Some of their workers used to live here. Look carefully at the buildings. Do you think they are all the same age? Explain your reasons.
pathway DSC_4631
This is a green way that links the back of the village to the main road.
big house DSC_4637
Who do you think might have lived in this house when it was built?
old sch house sign DSC_4641
What does this sign tell us? Where do think the children go to schoool now?
old school house DSC_4645
Do you think this building was built as a school? What interesting things can you see?
village view DSC_4646
Look at this view of Godden Green. How much do you think it has changed in the last 100 years?
village green DSC_4648
Village greens used to be a very important part of a village. What kind of things might it have been used for?
village green DSC_4649
Stand by the green for 5 minutes and count the traffic as it passes. Would you describe this road as busy or quiet?
bucks head DSC_4652
This is the village public house. Look carefully at it. Do you think anything has changed?
village pond DSC_4655
Why do you think there is a pond here? Why would it have been an important part of the village?
village house DSC_4650
Look carefully at the shapes in the point of the gable. Can you see any more shapes like this around the village. What does it tell us?
old post house DSC_4692
This is the old post office building. In 1908 the Golf Clubhouse was behind this building. What might some reasons for moving it?
old post house DSC_4700
Look carefully at this house. What clues can you see to tell us that it was built more than 100 years ago?
village cottage DSC_4656
Do you think these cottages are more or less that 100 years old? Describe the buildings to a friend.
bucks head DSC_4658
How do think the Buck's Head got it's name?
flag pole DSC_4690
This flagpole stands on the village green. What kind of flag might they fly from it? On what occasions might it be used?
postbox DSC_4664
Look carefully at this post box. What can you see that is unusual?
godden green lodge DSC_4691
This is Godden Green Lodge. What kind of materials were used to build it?
village DSC_4657
Stand here and look back at the village. Try to imagine what it would have been like 100 years ago. You can find out about who lived here using the 1911 census.
old stables sign DSC_4669
There used be a stable here. Why did it change do you think?
old stables DSC_4671
Look at how this building was built. How is it different from some of the other buildings in the village?
old stables DSC_4672
What do you think this iron framework on the wall was used for?
old stables DSC_4673
Why is there a door half way up the building?
old stables DSC_4674
Look at these lovely old chimneys. These are one way we can date a building.
old stables DSC_4676
Look back along this lane and think about all the changes that have taken place over the last century.
workers cottages DSC_4630
Look at the side wall, the doorways and the windows. What do you notice?
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