After 100 years, 100 Photos of Thorpeness

Many thanks to those who contributed to this collection of photographs, published on the website in August 2012. The Kursaal, the Country Club was opened in May 1912. In June 1913 the Meare was opened, so in 2013 another centenary is celebrated.

Click on a photo to enlarge and see the whole photo, then hover near top right to go forward or top left of photo to go back, and click on Next or Previous. Repeat for subsequent pages.

  • The Kursaal, 1912

    The Kursaal, 1912
  • Dolphin Inn, 1930. Capt. Holland

    Dolphin Inn, 1930. Capt. Holland
  • Dragons Den, The Meare, 1918

    Dragons Den, The Meare, 1918
  • The original Estate Office, the Boathouse & The Dunes

    The original Estate Office, the  Boathouse & The Dunes
  • Thorpeness Beach, hand tinted postcard, Lovett

    Thorpeness Beach, hand tinted postcard, Lovett
  • Roadmakers

    Roadmakers
  • The Meare & Boathouse, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    The Meare & Boathouse, c1930, hand tinted postcard
  • Site plan for Northend bungalows

    Site plan for Northend bungalows
  • Estate Office from 1925, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    Estate Office from 1925, c1930, hand tinted postcard
  • Building the House in the Clouds originally to be The Gazebo

    Building the House in the Clouds originally to be The Gazebo
  • Ye Shoppes, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    Ye Shoppes, c1930, hand tinted postcard
  • Thorpeness Golf Clubhouse, from the north west, c1930

    Thorpeness Golf Clubhouse, from the north west, c1930
  • Workmen's Club, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    Workmen's Club, c1930, hand tinted postcard
  • The Benthills, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    The Benthills, c1930, hand tinted postcard
  • West Bar, c1930, hand tinted postcard

    West Bar, c1930, hand tinted postcard