FILM : Bless This House
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Bless This House 1972 Sid James, Diana Coupland, Sally Geeson, Peter Butterworth, Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Robin Askwith Berkshire, Buckinghamshire
Director : Gerald Thomas   Production Company : J. Arthur Rank  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

Sid Abbott and his best mate Trevor enjoy home-brewing. Plans to turn their hobby into a profitable, if illicit, sideline come unstuck when a Customs and Excise officer moves in next door! What's more, Sid's outspoken and madcap family hinder neighbourly relations even further.

Greg has done the complete research for this film. All the now pics below were provided by him. Greg has discovered this website: http://www.blessthishouse.net/film.htm containing addresses and locations for "Bless This House". These two links: http://www.blessthishouse.net/filmscenes.htm and http://www.blessthishouse.net/filmscenes1.htm contain screengrabs from the film.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

Bless This House [DVD] [1972]

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We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
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Bless This House

bth001a. "84 Whitby Avenue" in reality is 7 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD.

bth001an. The garage was demolished and replaced with an extension of the house. Here are links of two pdf files containing the original plans of erection of a two storey side extension, incorporating removal of integral garage: http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/pam/planning_application_search.jsp?appnum=03%2F83331%2FFULL and http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/pam/docservlet?docId=4167571&filename=01_80970.TIF&mimeType=image/tiff. With some sort of irony, you can see from these documents that the applicants last name is Mr & Mrs James!!!
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House - 9 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD.
Bless This House

bth001b. 9 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD.

bth001bn. The house at number 9 is in its original condition from the film. Before the extension of the house at number 7, these two houses were pretty much with the same exterior.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House -
Bless This House

bth002. "Whitby Avenue" in reality is Bolton Avenue in Windsor, Berkshire.

bth002n. Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House - 5 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (THEN).
Bless This House

bth003. 5 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (THEN).

bth003n. 5 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (NOW).
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House - 7 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (THEN).
Bless This House

bth004. 7 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (THEN).

bth004n. 7 Bolton Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3JD (NOW).
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Bless This House - A Wisteria pub called
Bless This House

bth005a. A Wisteria pub called "Crown Inn" in East Burnham, Buckinghamshire.

bth005an. Crown Inn, Crown Lane, East Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL2 3SQ.
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Bless This House - A Wisteria pub called
Bless This House

bth005b. A Wisteria pub called "Crown Inn" in East Burnham, Buckinghamshire.

bth005bn. Crown Inn, Crown Lane, East Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL2 3SQ.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House - A Wisteria pub called
Bless This House

bth005c. A Wisteria pub called "Crown Inn" in East Burnham, Buckinghamshire.

bth005cn. Crown Inn, Crown Lane, East Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL2 3SQ.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House -
Bless This House

bth006. "Antique Supermarket", 47a High Street, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL1 7JX.

bth006n-1. The half-timbered house with the sign "Antique Supermarket" is now "Amigo's Barber Shop", 47a High Street, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL1 7JX.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-07-2010)

Bless This House -
Bless This House

bth006. "Antique Supermarket", 47a High Street, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL1 7JX.

bth006n-2. "Antique Supermarket" (the half-timbered house) is on the left on this old picture called "Burnham, High Street c1955" - http://www.francisfrith.com/burnham,buckinghamshire/photos/high-street-c1955_b250050/.

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