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B1: Ivinghoe Beacon, Ivinghoe Beacon Road/The Ridgeway nr. Ivinghoe

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THE SAINT: The Spanish Cow (John Gilling: April 1965)
The saint comes to the rescue after an assassination attempt on Consuela Flores.

THE SAINT: The Man Who Could not Die (Roger Moore, May 1965)
Simon Templar drives Moyna Stanford to Wales in his Volvo.

THE BARON: Something for a Rainy Day (Cyril Frankel: November 1965)
The Baron drives his Citroen along the road on his way to meet Ann Seldon. The Baron's Citroen chases Max Holder in his white Jaguar along French lanes, Holder's car drives off the road as he tries to avoid an oncoming truck.

THE BARON: Enemy of the State (Jeremy Summers: December 1965)
The secret police drive Mannering towards the border in a white Citroen.

THE AVENGERS: The House That Jack Built (Don Leaver: January 1966)
Emma's Lotus drives down the road overlooking the Beacon. A scout master (Michael Wynne) runs down Beacon Hill in front of Mrs Peel's Lotus, he demands a lift when Mrs Peel stops. The two proceed down hill to the B489.

THE SAINT: A Double in Diamonds (John Gilling: February/March 1966)
As The Saint is driven to see Nicholas, he jumps from Perre's Daimler, and is then picked up by Michelle.

THE BARON: The Long, Long Day (Roy Baker: April 1966)
The Baron's Jensen drives up the hill and along road to Santa Montena. Navini parks his car by the sign where he is joined by a Volkswagen full of his men.

THE SAINT: Queen's Ransom (Roy Baker: April 1966)
The chauffeured car sent to collect the Queen Adana from the airport is followed by a yellow truck and run off the road by Farid's men. Later Simon, travelling in Hortense's, Rolls Royce, spots that they are being pursued by one of the assassins, Mustafa.

THE BARON: Time To Kill (Jeremy Summers: May 1966)
Christina's white Jaguar's brakes fail and she runs off the road towards the car park.

THE BARON: The Maze (Jeremy Summers: June 1966)
The Baron's Jensen drives through the countryside.

THE BARON: The High Terrace (Robert Asher: September 1966)
The Baron's Jensen is ambushed by a lorry that forces him off the road.

THE SAINT: When Spring is Sprung (Jim O'Connolly: March 1967)
Simon is taken in his red convertible towards a villa on the Cornish and back to Nice after meeting Colonel Hannerly.

THE CHAMPIONS: The Invisible Man (Cyril Frankel: April 1967)
John Hallam and Charles Sumner drive the truck carrying the gold, in the form of two industrial presses, through Holland. Richard and Sharron, in one car, and Craig in another attempt to intercept the shipment. The truck passes Pitstone Mill before Craig catches up with it.

THE CHAMPIONS: The Final Countdown (John Gilling: Early 1968) The pilot is unable to help himself as his car careers towards a sheer cliff.

THE AVENGERS: All Done with Mirrors (Ray Austin: May 1968)
Watney drives his car off the road when he hears a cry for help from Tara. Later Steed receives a message from Tara whilst driving his yellow Rolls along the same road.

THE AVENGERS: Super Secret Cypher Snatch (James Hill: June 1968)
Wilson is posted on lookout to intercept an exchange of top-secret information. An agent dressed as an old woman cycles past, but as he dashes to a waiting helicopter Wilson appears on a motorbike.

THE SAINT: The World Beater (Leslie Norman: Summer 1968)
Whilst on a second test drive a waiting van attempts to force Simon's sports car off the road.

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THE SAINT: The Man Who Gambled With Life (Freddie Francis: August 1968)
Simon is enjoying a picnic and admires the view (Ivinghoe Beacon seen from Pitstone).

THE SAINT: Where the Money Is (Roger Moore: Summer 1968)
The Saint is puzzled when Jean and the rest of the kidnappers manage to track Simon and Jenny to a remote stretch of road.

THE SAINT: The Desperate Diplomat (Ray Austin: 1968)
Simon Templar and Sara Douglas drive towards Jason Douglas' hide out. Later Simon watches as Faber's car goes out of control, flips on its side and crashes down a steep bank.

DEPARTMENT S: The Double Death of Charlie Crippen (John Gilling: Autumn 1968)
A nervous chauffer looks back at the passenger he is driving in the Rolls Royce. Unknowingly a farmer drives towards his truck towards the site of the assassination attempt.

DEPARTMENT S: Who Plays the Dummy? (John Gilling: Autumn 1968)
A remote controlled white Chevrolet is spotted by a motorcycle policeman who pursues it until it crashes. Later Jason and Annabelle's white Jaguar is taken over by remote control. Jason smashes the windscreen and Annabelle jumps from the car, followed by Jason at the last minute before the car crashes. Stewart is tied to the wheel of a red Mercedes sent to collide with a NATO convoy. Jason overpowers one of the gang and sets off in his Mustang with Annabelle. They succeed in freeing Stewart, and the Mercedes crashes by the side of the road.

DEPARTMENT S: The Treasure Of The Costa Del Sol (John Gilling: September 1968)
Thorn and Cal drive along the coast road to the spot from which they are to dive.

DEPARTMENT S: The Man Who Got a New Face (Cyril Frankel 1968)
Gerhard and Nicole make their way to the Italian border, but Annabelle is blocking .the road with her car.

RANDALL AND HOPKIRK [DECEASED]: It's Supposed to be Thicker Than Water (Leslie Norman: September 1968)
Johnny Cracken's borrowed Jaguar runs out of control on country road.

THE AVENGERS: Thingumajig (Leslie Norman: January 1969)
Steed drives Teddy in his yellow Rolls to investigate a mysterious death at Teddy's church.

JASON KING: A Royal Flush (Roy Ward Baker: 1971)
Jason is followed from the hospital by Enzio.

JASON KING: Toki (Jeremy Summers: 1971)
A drunken Olivier is unable to control the car into which he has been put and careers towards a cliff.

THE ADVENTURER: Mr Calloway is a Very Cautious Man (Barry Morse)
Gene Bradley (Gene Barry) and Mr Parminter (Barry Morse) are in Gene's car driving back from the cemetary when the brakes fail. The car skids out of control and crashes into a tree. Russell (David Hargreaves) and Soames (Anthony Rowlands) are following.
(Spotted by Jaz Wiseman, January 2005)

Film:
QUATERMASS II (1957)
NOWHERE TO RUN (1958)
CROSSPLOT (1969)
FIRST KNIGHT (1995)

B2: Edlesborough

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THE BARON: The Maze (Jeremy Summers: June 1966)
The Baron's Jensen drives along the road towards the church (Edlesborough Church seen from Chiltern View Farm on the A4146) and does not stop for a hitchhiker.

B3: Chesham

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HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: The Silent Scream (Alan Gibson: 1980)
Chuck (Brian Cox) arrives at the Central Pet Shop (68 Broad St.) where he gets a job from the owner, Blueck (Peter Cushing). Eventually Chuck and Annie (Elaine Donnelly) are held prisoner and even a visit from a police officer (Robin Browne) fails to free them.

INSPECTOR MORSE: The Day of the Devil (Stephen Whittaker: 1992)
Canon Timothy Perry (Richard Griffiths) is playing the organ in his church (St. Mary's Church, Church Street) when John Barrie (Keith Allen) appears out of the shadows to ask him about Morse. The police are called and Lewis (Kevin Whately) checks with the other police officers before entering the vicarage. The next day Lewis and Morse (John Thaw) talk to the Canon about Barrie's visit outside the church.

Film:
PASSWORD IS COURAGE (1962)

Television:
THE ALL NEW ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW (1993)

B4: The Bridgewater Memorial, Aldbury (to climb tower £)

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THE PROTECTORS: Chase (Harry Booth: 1972)
Harry escapes and finds refuge from his pursuers (Patrick Magee) in the monument.

B5: Aldbury

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THE AVENGERS: Dead Man's Treasure (Sidney Hayers: June 1967)
Arriving at Swingingdale, Mrs Peel (Diana Rigg) and Mike (Norman Bowler) are the first to find the clue 'Galding - Mr Smith's Hammer' in a removal van.

THE CHAMPIONS: The Experiment (Cyril Frankel: June 1967)
Craig and Richard's car arrives at a village pub as they search for a lead on Sharron.

THE AVENGERS: Murdersville (Robert Asher: August 1967)
Hubert (John Ronane) and Mickle (Colin Blakely) ignore a murder outside the pub of Little Storping-in-the-Swuff. Frederick Williams (Andrew Lawrence) arrives at the village. Croft (Eric Flynn) goes to the Public Library and Reading Rooms. Mrs Peel (Diana Rigg) finds Hubert and Mickle in her car, and follows Dr. Haymes (Ronald Hines) to his surgery. Mrs Peel finds herself surrounded by Prewitt (John Sharp), Jenny (Sheila Fern), Hubert, Mickle and Haymes and is pursued to a farmyard. Haymes and the villagers duck Mrs Peel in the village pond.

THE SAINT: The Desperate Diplomat (Ray Austin: 1968)
Simon arranges to meet Sara at the village of Penbridge after her escape.

THE SAINT: The Man Who Gambled With Life (Freddie Francis: August 1968)
Simon drives his Volvo through a village as he searches for the destination of the Longman's helicopter.

THE AVENGERS: Homicide and Old Lace (John Hough: January 1969)
Stock footage from Murdersville of the murder outside the pub.

INSPECTOR MORSE: Absolute Conviction (Antonia Bird: 1991)
Morse (John Thaw) takes Lewis (Kevin Whately) to a local pub (The Greyhound) to talk over the case so far. Morse revisits the pub with D. S. Cheetham (Steven Mackintosh) after interviewing Sherman and they spot Mrs Stevens (Diana Quick) with Dr. Archer (David Howey). Later Morse discovers Sherman's secret and races through the village in his Jaguar.

Films:
JASSY (1947)
THE DIRTY DOZEN (1967)
CROSSPLOT (1969)
HOPSCOTCH (1980)

Television:
THRILLER: Kiss me and Die (1973)
SHILLINGBURY TALES (1981)
National Lottery advert (1994)

B6: Stocks Hotel, Aldbury

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THE AVENGERS: Murdersville (Robert Asher: August 1967)
Forbes (Norman Chappell) unloads Croft's possessions carefully - until Mickle (Colin Blakely) and Hubert (John Ronane) turn up to 'lend a hand'. Mrs Peel (Diana Rigg) and Croft (Eric Flynn) find the wrecked valuables and Mrs Peel is knocked out when finding Forbes' body. She returns to the house with Dr. Haymes (Ronald Hines) to find the sleeping Higgins (Joseph Grieg).

B7: Ashridge College, nr. Little Gaddeston (on toll Road £)

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THE AVENGERS: Get-A-Way! (Don Sharp: February 1968)
Monks patrol the battlements of the monastery/prison where Steed arrives at check on Lubin and Ezdorf. Lubin (Robert Russell) escapes in an army truck from the prison.

THE AVENGERS: Who Was That Man I Saw You With? (Don Chaffey: January 1969)
Establishing shot of Mother's castle HQ.

Films:
THE DIRTY DOZEN (1967)

B8: Bovingdon Airfield, Chesham Road, Bovingdon (partly demolished) 

THE AVENGERS: The Hour That Never Was (Gerry O'Hara: July 1965)
Steed (Patrick Macnee) and Mrs Peel (Diana Rigg) make for the mess hall at RAF Hamelin, and find the camp deserted. Steed hides in a fall out shelter from a sound wave, and meets Hickey (Roy Kinnear) whom he later finds dead. He also follows the milk float as it collects and delivers bodies.

THE AVENGERS: Take Me to Your Leader (Robert Fuest: November 1968)
Tara and Captain Andrew watch as Fang, the Wonder Dog, delivers a mysterious case to a waiting motorcyclist. Captain Andrew’s men attempt to catch the courier but Tara and Andrew manage to intercept their prey.
(Identified by Barry Clay, July 2003)

THE ADVENTURER: Deadlock (Val Guest: )
Gene Bradley (Gene Barry) arrives at U.S.A.A.F Turkey Essenalya Station to make an exchange with Sakuma (Wolfe Morris). As Franz Kolmar (Mervyn Johns) gets into Bradley's car Kay Masterson (Jennie Linden) drives off with him, leaving Bradley to fight it out with Sakuma's men.

THE PERSUADERS!: Element of Risk (Gerald Mayer: 23rd Feb 1971)
The American Airbase.
(Spotted by Jaz Wiseman)

Film:
THE WAR LOVER (1962)
633 SQUADRON (1964)
THE LIQUIDATOR (1966)
HANNOVER STREET (1979)
SILVER DREAM RACER (1980)

B9: Mentmore Park, Mentmore, nr. Leighton Buzzard 


INSPECTOR MORSE: Cherubim & Seraphim (Danny Boyle: 1991)
Vicky Wilson (Liza Walker) and Sally Smith (Anna Chancellor) arrive at Swanick Park with the organisers of the party in their red van. Inspector Morse (John Thaw) and Lewis (Kevin Whately) follow a convoy of cars to the event that evening and after the young people have entered the house they look for their own way in. Sergeant Lizzie Haines (Louix Beattie) and her team of undercover police officers already have the event under surveillance and they witness Morse chasing after Bristow (Paul Brightwater) in his Jaguar and Bristow's fatal crash.

Television:
Ferrero Rocher advert (1993)
Heinz Tomato Ketchup advert (1992)

Film:
DUEL OF HEARTS (1990)

B10: Rossway Park, nr. Berkhamsted 

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THE SAINT: The Best Laid Schemes (John Moxey: May 1967)
The saint arrives in his Vovo at the late Captain Fleming's house to investigate his death. Later an intruder breaks into the house.

THE SAINT: The Organisation Man (Leslie Norman: Spring 1968)
Jonathan Roper's house which is the base for a private army.

THE AVENGERS: Whoever Shot Poor George Oblique Stroke XR40? (Cyril Frankel: April 1968)
Steed arrives at Sir Wilfred Pelley's house in his yellow Rolls Royce Silver Ghost. Later Steed returns to try and persuade Sir Wilfred to work on the repair of the XR40 and is watches by Jacobs (John Porter-Davison). Keller (Tony Wright) arrives back at the house in a black Rolls Royce with news of Jacobs' death. That night Tara arrives in her Cobra posing as Prunella Pelley.

INSPECTOR MORSE: Absolute Conviction (Antonia Bird: 1991)
Morse (John Thaw) and Lewis (Kevin Whately) arrive at the Cryer's house in Morse's Jaguar. They are met by Paul (Peter Lee-Wilson) who is interviewing Mrs Cryer (Suzanna Hamilton) with Rob (Paul Dalton), his photographer. Morse and Lewis talk to Mrs Cryer after the press leave. Later Morse returns to find Mrs Cryer and Peter Thornton (Jonathen Firth) together.

Television:
HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: Growing Pains (1980)

B11: Great Gaddesden

HAMMER HOUSE OF MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE: Black Carrion (John Hough: Spring 1984)
The Verne Brothers hold a village in their sinister grip.

B12: Arts Educational School, Tring Park, Tring 

GIDEON’S WAY: Morna (Cyril Frankel, October 1964)
Gideon and David Keen go to Morna’s school to interview the headmistress. Gideon (John Gregson) also interviews Leonard Bright (John Justin) the headmaster.

THE SAINT: A Double in Diamonds (John Gilling: February/March 1967)
Garton and Pierre (Anton Rogers) deliver the Gillingham necklace to Nicholas' villa.

B13: Watermill Hotel, Bourne End

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photo: Geoff Dodd

HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: The Carpathian Eagle (Francis Megahy: 1980)
Natalie (Suzanne Danielle) goes to a motel to change into her alter ego.
(Identified by: Ian Garland, August 2007)

B14: Toms Hill, between Aldbury and the B4506

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photo: Alan Field

THE SAINT: Queen's Ransom (Roy Baker: April 1966)
The Queen and Simon accept the offer of a lift in an old English lady, Hortense's, Rolls Royce to Porcell. Simon spots that they are being pursued by one of the assassins, Mustafa.
(Confirmed by Alan Field and Geoff Dodd)

THE PROTECTORS: Chase (Harry Booth: Autumn 1972)
The Contessa races back to the local store in her car after remembering seeing Harry’s gun
(Confirmed by Alan Field and Geoff Dodd)

B15: Water End

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photos: Alan Field

THE SAINT: The Desperate Diplomat (Ray Austin: 1968)
Simon Templar crosses a bridge (where the A4146 Leighton Buzzard Road crosses the River Gade at Water End, with the car turning left into Potten End Hill) in his Volvo and arrives at the location ready to follow the kidnapper's instructions.
(Identified by Alan Field, July 2008)

B16: Norcott Farm Lane, Dudswell

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photos: Alan Field

THE SAINT: A Double in Diamonds (John Gilling: February/March 1967)
Nicholas waits on the bridge for the train carrying Veronica and the necklace to Brussels. Later Nicholas drives away with Garton, Pierre, Kate and the kidnapped Veronica.
(Identified by Alan Field, September 2008)

B17: B4506/ Ashridge Estate

THE BARON: Something for a Rainy Day (Cyril Frankel: November 1965)
Mannering and Cordelia drive to Chateau Celeistine after meeting with Seldon at the caravan site (back projection WB26381).

DEPARTMENT S: The Shift That Never Was (John Gilling: Autumn 1968)
Stewart Sullivan and Jason King drive to the Northover Atomic Power Station in the hope of finding Annabelle. Later Jason and Stewart leave Northover Atomic Power Station after the gold has been stolen and discuss the villain’s possible next steps.

DEPARTMENT S: The Trojan Tanker (Ray Austin: June 1968)
After detonating an explosive device Kent goes to see the result (back projection). Later Sullivan and King race to St Johns Wood in Jason’s Bentley.

DEPARTMENT S: Who Plays the Dummy? (John Gilling: Autumn 1968)
After leaving the race track where Gilford is testing his racing cars, a radio controlled van attempts to run Sullivan’s red Fiat off the road and crashes itself.
(Spotted by Alan Field, October 2008)

B18: Clipper Down, Beacon Road, Ashridge

THE AVENGERS: Escape in Time (John Krish: September 1966)
Vesta lures Mrs Peel (Diana Rigg) into a field with a stuffed crocodile where she is attacked by a huntsman on a motorcycle (Rocky Taylor). Mrs Peel tricks the motorcyclist in to driving over steep drop and he runs off after his motorbike catches fire.

THE AVENGERS: The Bird Who Knew Too Much (Roy Rossotti: October 1966)
Verret (Michael Coles) and Robin (Clive Colin-Bowler) Villains spy on Muswells Back.

B19: Two Waters Gas Works, London Road, Hemel Hempstead (partly redeveloped)

THE AVENGERS: The Forget-Me-Knot (James Hill: December 1967)
Brad (Douglas Sheldon) is working on his motorbike when Carl (Alan Lake) runs out of The Vitrium Glass Works to tell him they have an urgent job to do for the boss. They set off together on another motorbike. Later, Emma Peel is taken to the glass works in Steed’s Bentley. Later still, Steed (Patrick Macnee) and Burton (Jeremy Young) arrive at “The Glass House’ in Burton’s Hillman car. It is here that Steed reveals his suspicions about Burton. After a fight Steed knocks out Burton. Tara King (Linda Thorson) arrives in her AC Cobra just in time in here and knocks Carl out with her handbag. Burton makes a dash for it but is shot by Mrs Peel with an amnesia dart from the factory.
(Identified by Dave Rogers and Mike Richardson, 1989)

B20: Alderton Drive, Ringshall

UFO:Flight Path (Ken Turner: May 1969)
Paul Roper (George Cole) arrives home in his bronze S.H.A.D.O. car to find Carol (Sonia Fox), his Wife, has been visited by a dangerous intruder. Some nights later the Ropers arrive home after a night out. As Paul puts his car away he takes the opportunity to pass on the information requested of him.
(Spotted by Sam Denham, April 2010)

UFO: The Responsibility Seat (Alan Perry: September 1969)
Straker arrives home late at night with Jo Fraser.
(Spotted by Sam Denham, April 2010)

B21: Hemel Hempstead Civic Centre, Dacorum Way

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photos: Ed Osborne

THE CHAMPIONS: Get Me Out of Here! (John Moxey: June 1967)
From a café across the street Sharron and Craig Sterling watch “The Carnisero”, where Professor Anna Maria Martes is being held. That night Craig and Richard break into the The Carnisero and free Maria Martes.
(Identified by Ed Osborne, November 2010)

B22: Gravel Path, Ellesmere Road, Berkhamsted

THE SAINT: The Abductors (Jeremy Summers: ??)
Simon drives into the village of Epernay to ask directions to Chateau Belleville (Gravel Path, George Street).
(identified by Andrew Chilcott, August 2013)

THE BARON: The Seven Eyes of Night (Robert Asher: April 1966)
Cordelia follows Jeff Walker in The Baron's Jensen not knowing that she is leaving Mannering in mortal danger (Gravel Path, George Street)..
(identified by Andrew Chilcott, August 2013)

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