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Lake at Hardwick Parks

Hardwick Parks Watersports Centre

There's no better day out than one on the water! The watersports centre is located between two lakes with a 51 acre lake as the general...

Finstock - Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church
Witney Road
Finstock
Oxfordshire
OX7 3DG

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Holy Trinity Church, Finstock (photo courtesy of www.oxfordshirechurches.info)
Holy Trinity was built in Gothic Revival style in 1841, though then it only consisted of the nave. The chancel was added in 1905 - then intention was to demolish and rebuild the nave as well but the money available didn't match the vicar's ambitions - protruding stones for interlocking the chancel and new nave can still be seen both inside (behind the pulpit) and outside.

T. S. Eliot was baptised at Finstock on 29 June 1927 and the novelist Barbara Pym, who lived at Finstock after her retirement, is buried in the churchyard and has a commemorative plaque in the church. The church also contains a stained glass window and mural tablet in memory of Sir Arthur du Cros, inventor of the pneumatic tyre - at one time Dunlop even produced a Finstock tyre - whose family lived in Finstock Manor and whose family mausoleum is in the churchyard.

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. (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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