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The Gardens of Rousham House - © Harpur Gardens

Rousham

Rousham and its landscape garden should be a place of pilgrimage for students of the work of William Kent (1685–1748). Rousham represents the first...

Swinford Museum

Swinford Museum
Filkins
Oxfordshire
GL7 3JG

Tel: +44 01367 860504

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Swinford Museum

Housed in a 17th century cottage in the centre of the beautiful village of Filkins, the Swinford Museum has a fine collection of local domestic, agricultural, trade and craft tools providing a unique picture of a bygone rural community. There is also a photographic collection of The Buildings of Filkins and Broughton Poggs, past and present, to compare the changes over the years.

One of Oxfordshire’s oldest small rural museums, it was originally set up by George Swinford in the 1930s with the help of Sir Stafford Cripps.

For 2015 the exhibition is centered around retailing in Filkins and Broughton Poggs over the years. Come and learn where the shops were
and just what was available.

Group visits are welcome and can be offered a guided history trail, together with a cream tea, if required.

Opening Times
May to September: 1st & 3rd Sundays in the month, 2.30 - 5pm
By appointment at other times (Tel: Diane Blackett 01367 860504 or Peter Gray 01367 860331).

Admission
Free

Prices

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