Hoe and Worthing Archive: Fakenham Road 


crossroads smash

August 1930.

crossroads aerial   The crossroads photographed in 1946,
   showing how as it was at the time of
   the accident. 'Corners' now occupies
   some of the rough land to the left. Ten
   years later the County Council altered
   the road layout to try to make it safer,
   but didn't get everyone's approval

    [Copyright Norfolk County Council;
     photo by RAF 31 January 1946]


April 1957.


'Topfields' in 1951, built by the Dreibholz family.

Eric Dreibholz   Mr Eric Dreibolz jnr and Maurice Wooding
   boarding the London train at Norwich Station to
   travel to Moscow on a selling trip in 1969. The
hired fur-lined coats and hats from Moss

   Dreibholz Bros. and Co made machinery for
   sugar beet processing and came to Norfolk from
   Holland in 1932. During the war they made turret
   rings for tanks.

                                    Nicholson   Press cutting from 1969.
   Fred Nicholson retired to Hoe and built the
   bungalow he called 'The Heater', named after
   the shape of the metal insert used to heat a flat
   iron, because the plot of land was that shape.
   He was also Chairman of Norfolk County

   The house is now called Woodview Lodge.