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Marlborough and the upper Kennet country.

Alfred Redvers Stedman

Marlborough and the upper Kennet country.

by Alfred Redvers Stedman

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Published in Marlborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

General references: p. 369-380. Bibliography: p. 380.

The Physical Object
Pagination398 p. :
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19481633M

It was fitting that author Rose Tremain was this year’s Marlborough Litfest Golding Speaker – interviewed by Alex Clark. She told a packed Town Hall audience on Friday evening (September 28) that she was “ delighted to be talking in Golding’s name. Marlborough (i/ˈmɔːlbrə/ MAWL-brə or /ˈmɑːrlbrə/ MARL-brə) is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to Bath. It boasts the second widest high street in Britain, after Stockton-on-Tees. The town is on the River Kennet.

It is now a month since I last posted on our blog and we are still all locked down. I have heard from a number of members with contributions for the blog and we now have our own Facebook page which is a private group for our branch members you would like to join, please search for Marlborough and District Embroiderers' Guild Branch Group in Facebook, send a request to join and we will. Marlborough is a market town in Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to is reputed to have one of the widest high-streets in Britain: second only to Stockton-on-Tees.. The town was rebuilt after the Great Fire of Marlborough in , which destroyed almost the entire town, and in the rebuilding the High Street became what is claimed to be the widest in England Location: 51°25’0"N, 1°43’0"W.

  Wayland Young, the second Lord Kennet, who has died at the age of 85, was the kind of liberal, upper-middle-class progressive whose family members moved . Marlborough (/ ˈ m ɔː l b ər ə / MAWL-bər-ə, / ˈ m ɑːr l-/ MARL-) is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to town is on the River Kennet, 24 miles (39 km) north of Salisbury and 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Swindon.. History. The earliest sign of human habitation is the Marlborough Mound.


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Avebury is the subject of one of the 34 parish histories that comprise this volume introducing the landscape and people of the eastern borderland of Wiltshire, encompassing most of the Marlborough Downs, Savernake Forest, the Kennet and Upper Bourne Valley and the principal town of Marlborough/5(2).

Highways and Byways in Wiltshire, pages Marlborough (Archive Photographs series) Marlborough and Eastern Wiltshire, pages Marlborough and the Upper Kennet Country: Marlborough College: a short history and guide: Marlborough in Colour: Marlborough in Old Photographs: Marlborough in Old Photographs: a second selection.

First above Marlborough is Preshute, its church hiding beyond the trees of the college. But Preshute is really part of Marlborough. The first real upper Kennet village is Manton, and here we leave the main road to make acquaintance with the river itself.

The Kennet has a number of accessible points within Marlborough and the surrounding villages. Rural Dean Marlborough Deanery Maria Shepherdson, Priest in Charge, Upper Kennet Benefice Maria was born in Dublin in was raised a Roman Catholic and came to be an Anglican a number of years later.

She is married to Phil, a New Zealander, whom she met while working in North Africa. Marlborough lies. in the valley of the upper Kennet, and at the edge of the great forest of Savernake. The streets terminate apparently, where they have terminated for all time that matters and precipitate you at once into the country, or on to the downs.

Marlborough (/ ˈ m ɔː l b ər ə / MAWL-bər-ə, / ˈ m ɑːr l-/ MARL-) is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to town is on the River Kennet, 24 miles (39 km) north of Salisbury and 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of SwindonCountry: England.

The Upper Kennet News is a free magazine sponsored by Fyfield, West Overton and East Kennett PCC on behalf of the Upper Kennet Benefice. The Upper Kennet News is distributed to more than homes between Fyfield and Broad Hinton by volunteers.

Here you will find past issues to view and download as well as information for advertisers. Marlborough Town Council, Marlborough, Wiltshire. K likes. The official Facebook page of Marlborough Town Council Keeping our community informed and Followers: K.

MARLBOROUGH AND THE UPPER KENNET COUNTRY by STEDMAN A R and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Marlborough House Set - concentrating on the Prince and Princess of Wales and their intimate chums - was considered "fast" by the oft un-amused Queen Victoria and anyone else not in it, and Anita Leslie will tell you why.

She will also tell you who and how and when.4/5(5). Marlborough Medical Practice On-site dispensary Kennet Pharmacy Ltd 55 George Lane, ; Boots Marlborough High Street, ; Boots Pewsey 32 High Street, ; View more local pharmacies.

The upper reaches of the River Kennet have two tributaries: the River Og which flows into the Kennet at Marlborough and the River Dun which enters at Hungerford.

The Kennet's principal tributaries below Marlborough are the River Lambourn, the River Enborne and the Foudry es: Wiltshire, Berkshire. Marlborough, Signed.

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The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most. Stedman,Marlborough and the Upper Kennet Country (Marlborough) p. Harvey, Alfred,Castles and Walled Towns of England (London: Methuen and Co) Mackenzie, J.D.,Castles of England; their story and structure (New York: Macmillan) Vol.

1 p. online copy. A late Saxon settlement was established on a rectangular pattern around The Green in what is now Marlborough, above the River Kennet. Manton appears in the Domesday Book but Preshute does not and it is likely that its church is the one mentioned with one hide of land under Marlborough.

Rolo's new book Raspberry Jam at library. Upper Upham Aldbourne, Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 2LG Email: [email protected] Marlborough Town and Country September The Kennet Catchment stretches from the upper reaches of the Winterbournes above Avebury west of Marlborough in Wiltshire, to Reading in Berkshire where the Kennet flows into the Thames.

It includes the rivers Og, Aldbourne, Lambourn, Dun, Shalbourne, Enborne, Holy Brook, Burghclere Brook, Foudry Brook and Clayhill Brook, as well as the small.

Avebury & the Marlborough Downs (Region) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website. 17 news items, 23 images, 1 fieldnote, 3 pieces of folklore, 10 weblinks, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland. The usual range of the River Kennet at Marlborough is between m and m.

It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began. The typical recent level of the River Kennet at Marlborough over the past 12 months has been between m and m. It has been between these levels for at least days in the past year.The water quality of seven sites on the upper reaches of the River Kennet round the market town of Marlborough is described and related to the introduction of phosphorus treatment of effluent from Marlborough sewage treatment works (STW).Cited by: In the upper Kennet deposition of an extensive fine-grained calcareous unit (the 'West Overton Formation'; Evans et al., ) is associated with the Beaker Period and has been dated between 4,