Newbury - Hidden Treasures - Murals currently covered up in Kennet Shopping
There are nine murals on three panels, currently covered by cinema posters and depict the history of Newbury from Roman Times through to the Industrial Age. The murals were specially created for Kennet Shopping back in the late eighties when the extension to the original Sainsbury's Supermarket was completed.
Romans arrive and found Newbury
The Saxon settlement of Ulvritone
Newbury and the Normans
Jack O'Newbury with Henry Vlll and Queen Catherine
Tudor Cloth Fair and Market
1643 and 1644 The Civil War Battles of Newbury
Old Newbury with the canal
The London Coach by the Cloth Museum
Newbury's Industrial Heritage - Foundry
Is the artist/designer known of these panels? They must have been commissioned and likely by a local artist.