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Dormer Collection

"Dormer: A Journey Through Time and Places" Step into the past with a visit to the Pork Pie Shop in 1960s, where the aroma of freshly baked pies fills the air

Background imageDormer Collection: Pork Pie Shop 1960S

Pork Pie Shop 1960S
Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, renowned for its Melton Mowbray pork pies, named after the town of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

Background imageDormer Collection: Gentleman with shire horse, Mid Wales

Gentleman with shire horse, Mid Wales
A gentleman holding the reins of a shire horse in front of a house, probably somewhere in Mid Wales. A little girl watches from a distance

Background imageDormer Collection: Chapel Quad, Lincoln College, Oxford

Chapel Quad, Lincoln College, Oxford. circa 1890

Background imageDormer Collection: England / March 1940S

England / March 1940S
The market town of March, in the Cambridgeshire Fens, England, showing a deserted street, apart from seven bicycles curiously parked outside the Ship Inn!

Background imageDormer Collection: Narragansett Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, Maine, USA

Narragansett Hotel, Kennebunk Beach, Maine, USA. Date: circa 1920

Background imageDormer Collection: Mineola Hotel, Fox Lake, Illinois, USA

Mineola Hotel, Fox Lake, Illinois, USA, viewed from across the water. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageDormer Collection: Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa

Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa
Fourah Bay College, Mount Aureol, Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Founded in 1827 by the Church Missionary Society as an Anglican missionary school, it is the oldest university in West Africa

Background imageDormer Collection: Dormer windows, Paris, France

Dormer windows, Paris, France

Background imageDormer Collection: Town Hall, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire

Town Hall, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire. Date: circa 1910

Background imageDormer Collection: Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Summerfield Street, 1957

Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Summerfield Street, 1957
Image from The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Employees Handbook (Local Studies PAMP 609 S)

Background imageDormer Collection: Tudor Cottage vegetable garden, Walton, Essex

Tudor Cottage vegetable garden, Walton, Essex
Standing in the vegetable garden of Tudor Cottage, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, a bowler hatted and bearded gentleman proudly displays one of his marrows, while a woman stands on the path. circa 1900

Background imageDormer Collection: John Dormer

John Dormer
Brigadier-general JOHN DORMER military commander who took the town of Preston from the Jacobite rebels, though himself severely wounded

Background imageDormer Collection: Advertisement for Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Summerfield Street, 1951

Advertisement for Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Summerfield Street, 1951
Image from The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. Employees Handbook (Local Studies PAMP 605 S)

Background imageDormer Collection: Daisy Dormer music hall singer 1883-1947

Daisy Dormer music hall singer 1883-1947
Daisy Dormer (Kezia Beatrice Stockwell) music hall singer and pantomime favourite. Here as Maid Marion in ?Babes in the Wood?. Music hall stars often performed their hit songs in pantomime

Background imageDormer Collection: Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: House, 821 Main Street, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

House, 821 Main Street, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
House, 821 Main Street, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Windy Hill Manor, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
The Briars, Natchez vic. Adams County, Mississippi, 1938

Background imageDormer Collection: Country Inn, 1764/97. Creator: William Hodges

Country Inn, 1764/97. Creator: William Hodges
Country Inn, 1764/97

Background imageDormer Collection: The eye

The eye
Peter Pfeiffer

Background imageDormer Collection: Grand Hotel Belmonte, Funchal, Madeira

Grand Hotel Belmonte, Funchal, Madeira. Date: circa 1930

Background imageDormer Collection: Eyebrow dormers EFC01_01_05_029_29572

Eyebrow dormers EFC01_01_05_029_29572
1 - 2 School Lane, Stedham, Stedham with Iping, Chichester, West Sussex. The exterior of the semi-detached houses at 1 and 2 School Lane with number 2 in the foreground

Background imageDormer Collection: The Cottages at Ightham Mote, Kent

The Cottages at Ightham Mote, Kent Date: circa 1920s

Background imageDormer Collection: Street in Winchelsea, Sussex

Street in Winchelsea, Sussex - Painted by artist Frank E Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDormer Collection: Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon

Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire - Painted by William Carruthers Affleck for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDormer Collection: Cottages at Otford, near Sevenoaks, Kent

Cottages at Otford, near Sevenoaks, Kent - Painted by artist Charles Essenhigh Corke for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDormer Collection: Bray village, on the River Thames, Berkshire

Bray village, on the River Thames, Berkshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDormer Collection: Rye, Sussex

Rye, Sussex - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageDormer Collection: Thatched cottage at Garsington, Oxfordshire

Thatched cottage at Garsington, Oxfordshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageDormer Collection: Biddenden, Kent

Biddenden, Kent - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageDormer Collection: Howard Johnson Restaurant, Springfield, New Jersey, USA

Howard Johnson Restaurant, Springfield, New Jersey, USA Date: early 1950s

Background imageDormer Collection: DDE-90182227

DDE-90182227
Row of cottages in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England Date: 14-08-2014

Background imageDormer Collection: DDE-90182203

DDE-90182203
Sunset over cottage in Snowshill, the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England Date: 30-07-2014

Background imageDormer Collection: DDE-90034468

DDE-90034468
POLAND. WARSAW. View of an stretch gothic wall that surrounded the old city. Date: 30/09/2006

Background imageDormer Collection: An attic window, 1893 (oil on canvas)

An attic window, 1893 (oil on canvas)
OVR390595 An attic window, 1893 (oil on canvas) by Lochen, Kalle (Karl) (1865-93); 32x27 cm; Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway; Photo © O. Vaering

Background imageDormer Collection: Dormer Window Lantern, c. 1936. Creator: Margaret Stottlemeyer

Dormer Window Lantern, c. 1936. Creator: Margaret Stottlemeyer
Dormer Window Lantern, c. 1936

Background imageDormer Collection: Chain stores, Woolworths, Boots, Liptons, etc

Chain stores, Woolworths, Boots, Liptons, etc
Chain stores making an inroad into towns in the thirties, including Woolworths, Boots, Freeman Hardy & Willis, and Liptons. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageDormer Collection: Advertising signs on shops in Hartfield, East Sussex

Advertising signs on shops in Hartfield, East Sussex
Advertising signs outside shops in Hartfield, East Sussex. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageDormer Collection: A village tennis match in the street

A village tennis match in the street. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageDormer Collection: Earl of Chesterfield

Earl of Chesterfield
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773), a British statesman, diplomat, man of letters, and an acclaimed wit of his time. Date: 1875

Background imageDormer Collection: Method of moving a house in America

Method of moving a house in America, by elevating it on blocks of wood, before moving it to its new location. Date: 1842

Background imageDormer Collection: Girton College, Cambridge

Girton College, Cambridge. 1904

Background imageDormer Collection: Douglas Window, Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland

Douglas Window, Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland

Background imageDormer Collection: Hotel de Ville (Town Hall), Paris, France

Hotel de Ville (Town Hall), Paris, France. circa 1930s

Background imageDormer Collection: Corfe Castle near Swanage, Dorset

Corfe Castle near Swanage, Dorset. circa 1938




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"Dormer: A Journey Through Time and Places" Step into the past with a visit to the Pork Pie Shop in 1960s, where the aroma of freshly baked pies fills the air, transporting you back to a simpler time. Find tranquility in Chapel Quad, Lincoln College, Oxford as you admire the stunning dormer windows that adorn this historic building. The architectural beauty is truly captivating. Immerse yourself in rural charm as you encounter a gentleman with his majestic shire horse in Mid Wales. This picturesque scene captures the essence of English countryside living. March into history with England's wartime spirit from the 1940s. Dormers stand tall amidst resilient buildings, reminding us of strength and unity during challenging times. Travel across continents to Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Here, dormers blend seamlessly with traditional African architecture, showcasing cultural diversity at its finest. Experience American hospitality at Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, Illinois. The inviting dormers beckon guests for a cozy stay while enjoying all that this charming town has to offer. Marvel at Knutsford's Town Hall on Princess Street in Cheshire. Its elegant design boasts exquisite dormer windows that add character and grandeur to this historical landmark. Witness Sheffield's industrial prowess through Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co. Ltd. , located on Summerfield Street in 1957. Innovation meets craftsmanship here. Discover Parisian elegance as you stroll along streets adorned with beautiful dormer windows. These architectural gems add an enchanting touch to France's capital city. Escape to Tudor Cottage vegetable garden nestled in Walton, Essex – a haven of serenity where vibrant blooms thrive beneath quaint dormers overlooking rows of bountiful produce. Celebrate John Dormer's legacy - an individual who left an indelible mark on society through his contributions or achievements yet unknown but deserving recognition nonetheless Relive history through an advertisement for Dormer / The Sheffield Twist Drill and Steel Co.