Postcard Database

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We have almost 600 postcards in our collection of images of parks, gardens and open spaces in Leicestershire and Rutland. As well as being historically interesting they also can be valuable when researching an area.

If you have any old postcards that you think might be of interest to us please contact us.

The following search tool enables you to select values from a range of attributes. As you select one or more attribute value the other attribute lists automatically show the ones available. Clicking on one of the resultant thumbnails will launch a slider of the cards you have selected.

Great Glen, Leicester. Post 1960: Veiw of Coverside Road. Franked 1967 (File:1556)
Tickencote Hall, Stamford. 1901-1920: Entrace to the hall. Franked 1907 (File:1555)
Comic, . Undated: (File:1554)
Hoby. Franked 1918, Melton Mowbray. 1901-1920: The Brooksby Road way into the village (File:1553)
Grace Dieu, Coalville. Undated: Grace Dieu Woods (File:1552)
Humberstone Park. Posted 1937-1941, Leicester. 1921-1940: The rose garden and pond. (File:1551)
Cossington Rectory, Leicester. 1901-1920: The Rectory garden and greenhouse (File:1549)
Cossington Rectory, Leicester. Undated: Rectory and Church (File:1548)
Cossington Rectory, Leicester. Undated: (File:1547)
Garendon Hall, Loughborough. 1901-1920: Garendon Hall and garden. Franked 1916 (File:1546)
Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough. 1901-1920: Hangingstone rocks. Posted 1901 - 1910 (File:1545)
The Newstead, Leicester. 1901-1920: The Newstead Bushby. Franked1905 (File:1544)
Barley Thorpe Hall, Oakham. 1901-1920: Hall and garden. Franked 1919 (File:1543)
Holy Well, Leicester. Undated: The Holy Well Ratby (File:1542)
Groby Pool, Leicester. 1921-1940: View across the pool. Posted 1937-1940 (File:1541)
Desford Hall, Leicester. 1901-1920: Convalescent Home. Posted 1901-1910 (File:1540)
Staunton Harold Hall, Ashby-de-la Zouch. Undated: The hall and private chapel built 1653-1663 (File:1539)
Staunton Harold Hall, Ashby-de-la Zouch. 1941-1960: The chapel and hall. Franked 1956 (File:1538)
The Moat House, Swadlincote. Undated: The exterior of the Moat House, Appleby Magma (File:1537)
Woodhouse, Leicester. Undated: The Valley (File:1536)

Postcards Research News

New postcard of Garendon Hall

Garendon Hall, Loughborough. 1901-1920: Garendon Hall and garden. Franked 1916 (File:1546)

We have recently acquired this postcard of Garendon Hall, Loughborough, which is an interesting addition to our collection. Some years ago, Research Group members had a private visit to Gardendon Park: in fact, the image on the main Research page shows four of the group walking down the avenue away from the Temple of Venus, apparently herding sheep! Our Research Publications page contains a report which is taken from the Parks and Gardens UK website…