Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Gossmore Lane

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51°34'07"-00°45'45" show decimal

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Gossmore Lane
Marlow

How to get here:

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Road: A404 - Follow the A404 until you reach the turnoff for Marlow; take the roundabout exit west into Marlow on the A4155. Continue into town, crossing over Wiltshire Road and Newtown Road. When you reach Glade Road, turn left and follow this down to the end, turning left into Gossmore Lane. The playing fields are towards the end of the lane. Parking: playing fields car park. (3.5 miles, 12m) +

 

Access: publicStatus: alteredJunction with Riverside Park

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Photograph taken: 25th June 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Ambassadors of Death (3)
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The Ambassadors of Death (3)
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Filmed: 29 Jan 1970
Liz drives Bessie, unaware that she's being followed.

 

Additional Notes:

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This end of Gossmore Lane has extensively changed, with many more houses built in what is now effectively a cul-de-sac since the A404 was built.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableRoadside

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Photograph taken: 25th June 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Ambassadors of Death (3)
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Filmed: 29 Jan 1970
Liz screeches around a corner into a lane as she attempts to outrun her pursuers.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 25th June 2006 by Chuck Foster

"Number 19 is now obscured from the photo by the large tree!"

The Ambassadors of Death (3)
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Filmed: 29 Jan 1970
Liz pulls up and makes a dash to evade her pursuers.

 

Additional Notes:

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The houses that appear on the left are numbers 17 and 19; the playing field on the right where Liz runs off too now has a hedge separating it from the roadside itself.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisablePlaying Field

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 25th June 2006 by Chuck Foster

"You can just make out number 17 through the hedge on the right - the actual houses themselves can be seen in the archive."

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The Ambassadors of Death (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 29 Jan 1970
Liz runs across a playing field away from the men chasing after her.

 

Additional Notes:

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The hedge separating the playing field from the road makes seeing the houses (numbers 13 to 17) more difficult to see now.

Other nearby locations:

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Marlow Weir (The Ambassadors of Death). Road (0.85 miles, 3m) : Head along Gossmore Lane and it eventually bears right into Mill Road. At the end, turn left into Station Road, and then left again into the High Street. Cross the bridge, and then pull into the hotel/restaurant on the left. The weir can be viewed from the riverbank behind the hotel. Parking: car park.

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Lafarge Aggregates (Marlow) (The Ambassadors of Death). Road (3.5 miles, 12m) : Head along Gossmore Lane until you reach Glade Road, turning right; follow this to the end and then turn right into Little Marlow Road (A4155). Continue along here out of town to the A404, crossing over and continuing towards Little Marlow. When you reach Coldmoorholme Lane, just past a mini-roundabout, follow the road down until you eventually reach a car park. Parking: free. From here walk back along Coldmoorholme Lane to the public footpath into Spade Oak Nature Reserve (opposite Enid Blyton's cottage Old Thatch). Walk anti-clockwise along the path around the lake until you reach Lafarge Aggregate's entrance.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Little Marlow Sewage Treatment Works (The Ambassadors of Death): 1.32 miles.

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Tithe Barn (The Visitation): 2.47 miles.

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Wycombe Air Park (The Ambassadors of Death, The Deadly Assassin): 3.34 miles.

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Dropmore House (Day of the Daleks): 4.24 miles.

Related Stories

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The Ambassadors of Death [29 Jan 1970]: Liz is chased across a playing field.

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