Monthly Archives: November 2015

Amersham, Buckinghamshire – St Michael & All Angels

Amersham on the Hill was built when the Metropolitan Line came to town. The best known film of this is John Betjeman’s Metroland – which you can watch here. There is also a 1910 film of the line here. Here is … Continue reading

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Ramsbury, Wiltshire – Holy Cross

We continued to the village of Ramsbury, still in Wiltshire (and in the Diocese of Salisbury). It looks a village worth exploring, but it was a bit late and a bit damp – so I left Julie in the car … Continue reading

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Mildenhall (Minal), Wiltshire – St John the Baptist

  We then drove a few miles to see the church of St John the Baptist, Mildenhall – SU210696 – the name is pronounced and often written as Minal. It is listed as one of Simon Jenkins England’s Thousand Best … Continue reading

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Marlborough, Wiltshire – St Peter

We drove along the A4 for a few miles and crossed the county boundary into Wiltshire, entering the town of Marlborough. We found somewhere to park and had a walk along the High Street. A very nice Oxfam bookshop and, … Continue reading

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Hungerford, Berkshire – St Lawrence

We have headed south for a few days – the inside of the first week of October 2015 – and went to Hungerford. Many years ago, when Hannah was little, we used to drive from Cambridge to Bristol via the … Continue reading

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