LL Chipping Coombe


This site is a personal web site run by John Saville and is not endorsed by Enesco or the Lilliput Lane Collectors Club. All information is provided on a "best efforts" basis and no responsibility can be taken for lost time or finance if relied on.             Webmaster: john-saville@ntlworld.com
Picture of LL Model Name Original Town Visit LL Ref. Dates Actual Location Grid Ref. IoE
Chipping Combe . Castle Combe . 779   Various N51.49 W2.23 MAP
Lilliput Lane's "Chipping Coombe " is based on various buildings in the Wiltshire town of Castle Combe       Pics History

Castle Combe was used in the film "War Horse". The market square was the site of the auction at the start of the movie, with the WWI recruits marching down The Street and over the bridge.    Photos


Top Picture above  and model pictures below courtesy of Photo: GW         
No Model Original Notes on Locations provided by Jan Tarrant
Please note: all model, building pictures and location information  below  supplied by Jan & Mike Tarrant. Click on Pictures for more pictures of the "original" and its surroundings.
1 The Market Cross in Market Place
2 Archway Cottage

West Street

IoE 317284


3 The Bridge at southern end of The Street

IoE  317245



The Old Post Office near the bridge on The Street

is now "The Gallery on the Bridge"

IoE 317247


There are no thatch buildings in the actual village.

Best match is:


The Street

IoE 317250

Model shows a poetic styling/ rendition of Chandlers The same features are Rough stone "bricks", two paned window, roof Dormer and the Brown door.
6 4 West Street  is part of a private road within the Manor House Hotel but can be visited on foot.

IoE 317286



Detail of porch


Bridge House on Water Lane by the bridge

 IoE 317246



The Old Court House, is on Market Place

IoE 317205



Photo: John Saville

The Butter Cross in Market Place

IoE  317204


Please note: all model, building pictures and location information  above supplied by Jan & Mike Tarrant
  . Castle Combe . 779   Various . .



This is a personal website run by John Saville.  All web pages are Copyright John Saville as are all photographs unless otherwise indicated. Other information (e.g. maps etc) may be copyright to others as indicated. No information may be copied or reproduced without prior permission (from: john-saville@ntlworld.com) but this will almost certainly be willingly granted.