Title ID 4829Collection ID640
TitleWay of the Stour
Date1967 - 1970
CollectionCooper Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeTransport Rural Life
KeywordsWaterways Rivers Holidays Cultural Heritage Buildings Wetlands
LocalAshford Wye Godmersham Chilham Chartham Canterbury Fordwich Chislet Stourmouth Sandwich Richborough Pegwell Bay Ramsgate
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionH. Chris Cooper
CameraH. Chris Cooper
DirectorH. Chris Cooper
FormatColour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film follows the course of the Stour River or Great Stour, Kent from Egerton (Near Ashord) to Richborough Port (Sandwich) including: riverside scenes, old buildings, Chartham papermills, Canterbury castle and cathedral, the Hovis breadmill at Fordwich, apple orchards, an oast house, the colliery at Chislet and 'The Hugin' a Viking ship replica.


A colour still image taken from TID 4829 that shows three women aged over 65 standing together looking over the edge of a stone arched bridge, on the River Stour in late Spring, early Summer. The women gaze at the water below the bridge with neutral expressions.