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Fownhope and Common Hill Walk

Tuesday 25th July

Landscape Origins of the Wye Valley Project & Fownhope Local History Society

A Walk around Fownhope and Common  Hill  

A walk around Fownhope led by Rev. David Clarke of the Fownhope Local History Group

The beginning of the walk - Fownhope Recreation Ground

 

 

Fownhope Church

 

 

The original Fownhope charity school

 

 

 

 

 

David showed the group some local archaeological finds including this prehistoric stone axe

 

 

and this beautiful Roman lamp

 

 

Medieval stone coffin in Fownhope churchyard

 

 

David Clarke explains the Scottish army's occupation of Fownhope in the Civil War

 

 

 

 

 

The old road between Fownhope and Woolhope as it approaches Nobody's Piece

 

 

Fownhope from Common Hill

 

 

...and the other side

 

 

The road back to Fownhope

 

 

...running in a hollow-way...

 

 

...past the vineyard

   
   

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