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The River Wye


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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This project was part-financed by the European Union (EAGGF) and DEFRA through the Herefordshire Rivers LEADER+ Programme.