Legend that Caractacus was captured by the Romans and was taken to Rome. He impressed Emperor Claudius so was released.




Elgar (1857 - 1934) English composer buried at St Wulstan's Church,Little Malvern. 'Pompe and Circumstance' was performed for the first time in Wyche School next to the Church.




Fairy collecting water - From some original advertising for Malvern water. 




Holly well Malvern spring water - Best known for 'containing nothing at all ' Possibly the oldest bottling plant in the world.




Jenny Lind 'The Swedish nightingale (1820 - 1887) Lived at Wynds Point near British Camp and is buried in Great Malvern Cemetery.




Library Books -


Elizabeth Barrett Browning lived at Hope End.


W H Auden taught at Colwall.


Roget of Roget's Thesaurus, died and is buried in West Malvern.


W. Langford -Medieval poet. He mentions the Malvern's in 'The visions of Piers Ploughman’’.




'The Apple cart' - George Bernard Shaw wrote this play in 1928, for the 1st Malvern Festival.




Lamp posts - C S Lewis lived in Malvern as a child.  One appears near the beginning of 'The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe'. His friend JR.Tolkein, compared the Malvern Hills to the White mountains of Gondor. 




Gravestones - Annie Darwin, (1841-1851) daughter of Charles Darwin is buried in Malvern Priory.




Artist - Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970) lived and painted in Malvern (1931 to 1961.)




Morgan Cars - Based in Malvern Link, founded in 1910.




Foliage corners and border - The iron decorative foliage at Great Malvern train station.




Worm- A building called 'The Worm' built in 1862 next to station, that linked the Imperial Hotel, now St James Girls' School.



Baptist Church - Original site of Hay Well Baths




Splash - Leisure Centre




Smiley mouth - Orthodontics.




Rhubarb - Home décor and gifts.




Old car - The Santler, built between 1889 and 1922. Possibly maker of the first British petrol car.




Q - Software Company.




Cube - Youth and community Trust.




Walkers - AONB. At least 6 walks around the Malverns. 




Snowman - Winter Gardens




Flowers - Blossom House Residential Home.




Sitting Girl - Jamie MCKelvie cartoonist and writer born in Malvern 1980. Suburban Glamour based on a fictional Malvern.




Man carrying Violin case - Nigel Kennedy has lived and played in Malvern. Wish I could have been at some of the party nights at St Ann's Well.




Praying Monk - Legend of St. Werstan. He escaped a Viking raid at his monastery near Deerhurst and established a cell near St Ann's Well. Legend says that Malvern grew after he was murdered, becoming one of the first Martyr.




Enigma - A nod to the rich history of science, mathematics at Malvern's Royal Radar & Signals Establishment. 






Donkey - They were used at St Ann's Well from 1817 to 1952 to help carry visitors, including a young Queen Victoria.




Tardis - Filmed Dr Who and the Krotons (1968), in the Tank Quarry


Buzzards sculpture - By Walenty Pytel




Rose - Tea Rose named after Malvern Rose Grower Mrs Foley Hobbs (1910)




Aldwyn Tower - Franklin D Roosevelt (1882-1945), 32nd President of the United States, visited when he was 7.




Baptist Church - Original site of Hay Well Baths




Auctioneers Hammer - Philip Serrell Auctioneers




Edinburgh Dome - Built in 1977, houses squash courts and Gym area for St James Girls' School.








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