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The Buttercross and Town Hall

Witney

Known across the world for blanket making, especially in North America where the Witney Point Blanket was traded in exchange for furs, the town owes...

Bladon

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Bladon
Oxfordshire
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Bladon St Marys Church

Bladon lies on the south side of Blenheim Park and is best known for being the burial place of Sir Winston Churchill (and his wife) at St Martins Church. Prior to this the village was famous for its contribution to the local glove making trade. Much of the village has remained unchanged over the centuries.

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  8. Church End in South Leigh

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  9. Plough Inn at Finstock. Robin Smithett

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  11. Hailey Church

    Hailey

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  12. Stanton Harcourt

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