Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Tidmarsh Manor

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51°27'52"-01°05'40" show decimal

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Tidmarsh Manor
Tidmarsh Lane, Tidmarsh, Berkshire, RG8 8HD

Tidmarsh Manor is a private house, owned by the Hopkins family, and the estate has existed since at least 1239.

How to get here:

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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, opposite the pub. (4.4 miles, 7m) +

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Where to walk

1 Dec 2009: There is a footpath up Manor Farm Lane that crosses the drive to the Manor; this leads to a field which you can walk parallel to the drive; however, the field ends before you can see the manor itself.

This location is private and has no or limited access only. The Manor is private and is cannot be seen from the public footpaths.

 

Access: publicStatus: n/aDriveway

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

"Driveway entrance to the Manor from Tidmarsh Lane."

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Access: privateStatus: n/aGates

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Photograph taken: 8th May 2010 by Richard Bignell

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
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Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike pulls up at the gates so that he and Sarah can sneak back in again.

 

 

Access: privateStatus: n/aSouth Wing

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 8th May 2010 by Richard Bignell

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike walks through the manor gardens

 

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Photograph taken: 8th May 2010 by Richard Bignell

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Planet of the Spiders (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 11 Mar 1974
Mike and Sarah leave the manor.

 

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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

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Mortimer Station (Planet of the Spiders): 6.88 miles.

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Crowsley Park BBC Receiving Station (Logopolis): 6.93 miles.

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Mortimer Lane (The Time Monster): 7.51 miles.

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Park Lane (The Time Monster): 7.91 miles.

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Swallowfield Park (The Time Monster): 8.35 miles.

Further links about the location:

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British History - Tidmarsh

Related Stories

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Planet of the Spiders [11 Mar 1974]: The Retreat

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