• Short Summary

    A look at the beautiful Wiltshire countryside in and around where architect Sir Christopher Wren was born.

  • Description

    Sir Christopher Wren's birthplace.

    Various locations in Wiltshire.

    L/S of the picturesque country village of Teffont Evias. Various shots as a farmer drives his cows driven through the village, M/S's of thatched cottages, lovely gardens and tree lined streets. C/U of one cottage and another with a stream running in front.

    L/S of the ruins of Wardour Castle, near Tisbury. Various shots of castle, grounds and lake. M/S of the old church in East Knoyle. L/S of the village and its cottages as well as more modern tall buildings. C/U of plaque saying the architect Christopher Wren was born near this particular house. Various shots of the cottage where Wren lived with his mother for 8 years. M/S of the church of St. Mary-Le-Bow in Cheapside, London designed by Wren. Various shots of St. Paul's Cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1236.02
    Media URN:
    41911
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:34:00 / 01:03:42:00
    Canister:
    NSP 53

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