Last Alteration: Wednesday 12 June 2013

Tidmarsh Lane

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51°28'11"-01°07'33" show decimal

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Tidmarsh Lane
Tidmarsh, Berkshire, RG8

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 12, then head west on the A4 through Theale. Turn right at the roundabout onto the A340, and then follow this to Tidmarsh. Tidmarsh Lane is on the left, and follow this along, passing the junction with Bere Court Road and Dark Lane and continuing until you reach the school sign. (4.8 miles, 8m) +

Parking Details

Roadside

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableWest Road

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Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Sarah and Mike chat as he drives to the manor

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisable"Skid" area 

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Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"The schoolsign can be seen as the car drive up."

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Sarah and Mike chat as he drives to the manor

 

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike and Sarah are forced off the road

Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike and Sarah are forced off the road

Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
The tractor has vanished!

 

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Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike and Sarah look around for the tractor

 

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Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
The tractor has vanished

 

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Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Sarah shouts as a trator suddenly appears in the road in front of them.

 

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Additional Notes:

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Though the two sequences take place with one to the retreat and one leaving it, the gate seen in both sequences shows the same way is used!

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Tidmarsh Manor (Planet of the Spiders): 1.40 miles.

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Mortimer Station (Planet of the Spiders): 7.80 miles.

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Crowsley Park BBC Receiving Station (Logopolis): 7.99 miles.

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Mortimer Lane (The Time Monster): 8.37 miles.

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Sovereign Place (The Invasion): 8.80 miles.

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Park Lane (The Time Monster): 8.96 miles.

Related Stories

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Planet of the Spiders [11 Mar 1974]: Mike and Sarah are forced off the road

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