This photograph shows the preparation for the Duchess's arrival at Godalming Old Station, which was at the junction of Meadrow and Chalk Road
Photograph: Godalming Museum, ref 542

 

The entrance to the Old Station is garlanded.

The Railway Hotel is in the background looking very different then, as it faced onto Station Way and the Old Station The banner along the front of the hotel reads 'The RAOB welcomes Her Royal Highness&quot'. 'RAOB' stands for the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffalos, which held meetings at the hotel.

 

 

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