Your House and Mine


Map of Frieth
Moor End
   Merrydown Cottage
   Corner Cottage
   Moor's End Cottages
   Moor Gate House
   The Copse
Fingest Road
   The Forge
   Folly Cottages
   The Willows
Perrin Springs Lane
   Perrin Springs
   West's Cottages
Ellery Rise
   Lynden Cottage
Frieth Hill
   Hillside Cottage
   Pear Tree Cottage
   Hillside View
   The Platt
   Little Barlows
   Cutlers Cottage
   Yew Tree Cottage
   Little Cottage
   Birch Cottage
   Tedders / Rose Cottage
   The Old Stores
   The Yew Tree Inn
   Fairfield House
   Flint Cottage 1
   Flint Cottage 2
   Middle Cottage
   Sunny Corner
   The Gables
   The Orchards
   The Old Parsonage
   White Gates
   The Laurels
   The Cottage
   The Firm
   The Niche
   The Ranch House
   Sara's Cottage
   The Cherries
   The Old School House
Innings Road
   Collier's Farm
   Innings Gate
   Down the Lane
   Sunset Cottage
   Rowan Cottage
   Creighton Cottage
   Apple Tree
   Old Well Cottage
   The Cottage
   Flat Roof
   Red Kites
Spurgrove Lane
   Maidencraft Cottage
   September Cottage
   Spurgrove Cottage
   Gable End
   Elder Barn
Sunnydale, Frieth, 1992 - From Joan Barksfield's collection

Sunnydale is the Last house on Spurgrove Lane and was built during the 1920s for Mr & Mrs Joe Brown. Mrs Brown, sister of Mrs Emma Keep, was one of the people who helped contribute to our collection of Folk History of our village.

Joe Brown was a Bucks man and one of the last to speak in the real Bucks dialect. After their daughter Cecily married she, her husband and small son lived at Sunnydale with her parents as many young families were obliged to do for lack of housing.

Old Joe liked having them there and when Cecily decided to have her own bungalow built on Spurgrove Lane he was a little sorry.

He took a great interest in the building work and each day would say to his wife "I be goin' upender to see how they be a-gettin on"

When the moment came for the young family to move into their new bungalow Joe wished them well and using a play on the word said "You be real Uppsenders now"

Cecily called her bungalow Upender - the name has since been changed to Sentosa.

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