Harold Bennett

HBW019 Prees Heath, nr Whitmore, Shropshire by Harold Bennett


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An original watercolour by Harold Bennett titled "Prees Heath" by Harold Bennett. c. 1950s. Signed and named on the back of the painting.

Prees Heath is an area near to Whitmore in Shropshire, England. It has experienced a very interesting and changing history throughout the 20th century including being used as military bases during both wars. It was also used to intern aliens during WWII, then as an airfield base. Afterwards the wooden structures were lived in, it had a cinema, shops and a swimming pool, later being turned back to heathland and becoming a place of special scientific interest in the 1990s.

Mount Size: 50cm x 40cm or 19.75" x 15.75"
Image size approx. 32cm x 25cm

Framed 69cm x 54.5cm / 27" x 21.5" 

Provenance: Provided to the gallery direct from the family of Harold Bennett.

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