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Marjorie Pollard opens Kingsgate flats for OAPs in Aston 1976

  • BCA - 2021.2602
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  • 1976

Miss Marjorie Pollard OBE from The Deanery in Bampton officially opened Kingsgate flats for senior citizens in Aston in 1976. Mr Richard Godbehere was warden at the flats. Marjorie and Richard called in on Miss Joan Barton to see how she liked h...

Bampton Community Archive

Draft local plan for housing delayed yet again October 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2598
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  • October 2014

Yet again the local plan for housing has been delayed. West Oxfordshire District Council said it is because they've received far more feedback from local than they expected and they need time to go through them all. While we have no plan in...

Bampton Community Archive

Survey of local resident

  • BCA - 2021.2591
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  • December 2014

Bampton residents were invited to take part in a survey; around 1,500 questionnaires were completed as part of the project to draw up a community-led plan for the village, to help guide future developments by reflecting residents' views.

Bampton Community Archive

Cottage by Mill Green for sale 2014

  • BCA - 2021.2596
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  • June 2014

There is a cottage for sale down the side of Mill Green for £375,000 June 2014

Bampton Community Archive

A retirement home for sale in The Lanes

  • BCA - 2021.2594
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  • June 2014

This is an advert for the sale of a house in The Lanes in Bampton. The small group of homes are for the over 55s.

Bampton Community Archive

Gladman Developments keep trying to build more houses in Bampton

  • BCA - 2021.2590
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  • December 2014

The developers Gladman Developments keep trying to get permission to create a new housing estate on land between the Aston Road and Buckland Road. Twice it has been turned down but the company has a 90 percent success rate. Now, at February 2021...

Bampton Community Archive

'No win no fee' policy of a developer behind plans for more than 700 homes

  • BCA - 2021.2585
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  • December 10th 2014

Campaigners have condemned the xo-called 'no win no fee' policy of a developer behind plans for more than 700 homes on sites across Oxfordshire. 446 are planned for sites in West Oxfordshire. Sites are in Witney and Bampton.

Bampton Community Archive

Sundown Cottage sold for £2,100

  • BCA - 2021.2574
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  • c1960

This envelope and cutting were lent to the Archive by Freda Bradley. Sundown Cottage was in the grounds of Prospect, the house immediately in front of you as you walk down the lane past the south side of the Grammar School. Mr & Mrs Rose bou...

Bampton Community Archive

1 and 2 Mill Green before their extension

  • BCA - 2021.2565
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  • 1981

These little cottages have been extended over the years but seen here, Nos 1 and 2 Mill Green are in their original petite state. A snowy time after Christmas 1981

Bampton Community Archive

Sundown Cottage, Sanford Lane

  • BCA - 2021.2563
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  • early twentieth century

Freda Bradley lent this to the Archive to copy and we believe she is talking about her Grampy owning Sundown Cottage at one time.In the 1960s it was purchased by Bernard Rose along with Sandfords where he and wife Molly lived and he demolished the...

Bampton Community Archive

Fleur de Lys hair salon 1970s

  • BCA - 2021.2551
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  • 1970s

In the 1970s Fleur de Lys was a hair salon owned by Margaret Roberts. It is in Bushey Row. There were several owners after Margaret and it was later a video rental shop, a shop selling twee things for gardeners and a Physiotherapy Centre. Now i...

Bampton Community Archive

70 new homes to be built between New Road and Coalpit Lane

  • BCA - 2021.2545
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  • November 25th 1983

In 1983 the Lowlands Area Planning Sub committee gave permission for 70 more homes to be built between New Road and Coalpit Lane. The said no more than 20 per year on the 8 acre site but in the event, there were more than this annually.

Bampton Community Archive

Some adverts from the July 2012 issue of The Bampton Beam

  • BCA - 2021.2536
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  • July 2012

These are just five of the adverts in the July 2012 issue of The Bampton Beam and are forLittle Westbrook self catering in Bridge StreetA personal trainerPrestige BuildingsBampton GarageS J Cooper, builder

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Upstairs of the Grammar School to be brought back into use

  • BCA - 2021.2531
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  • November 2020

The staircase to the top floor of the Grammar School was removed in the 1960s when people stood a greater chance of getting to the ground floor by falling through the rotten floor than coming back down the stairs. The Bampton Community Archive me...

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Long Paddock in Weald St for sale

  • BCA - 2021.2530
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  • 2020

A house and field called Long Paddock in Weald Street for sale, offers in excess of £750,000 wanted

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1982

  • BCA - 2021.2518
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  • 1982

These newspaper cuttings are all from 1982 and the topics covered includeconcern over housing scheme which would mean some tenants losing half their gardensDarby & Joan club, WI Club,Buckland Road to be closed for up to three months while the ...

Bampton Community Archive

Newspaper cuttings from 1968

  • BCA - 2021.2510
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  • 1968

These 9 newspaper cuttings are all from 1968. The topics covered includeDeputy county surveyor faces a barrage of complaints including roadworks in the Market Square, Village green areas being used as dumping grounds, badly sighted new road signs...

Bampton Community Archive

Granny Poole from Workhouse Yard, Weald

  • BCA - 2020.2498
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  • early twentieth century

Workhouse yard in Weald was a row of 6 cottages, two faced the road and four went at right angles away from the road. The two which faced the road were demolished at least as early as 1968. Today, the remaining 4 cottage have been knocked into t...

Bampton Community Archive

St Mary The Virgin seen from Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2020.2494
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  • early twentieth century

St Mary The Virgin Steeple can be seen very clearly from Sandford Field. There are more cottages between the field and the church than exist today. The one on the left is Sandford and has been much enlarged since this picture was taken.

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Proposed changes to the Village Hall May 1980

  • BCA - 2020.2481
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  • May 1980

These plans were produce by Richard Money showing a proposed extension and improvement to the Village Hall, which used to be the WI Hall, in May 1980

Bampton Community Archive

History of Thatched Cottage in Church St by Terry Crowley

  • BCA - 2020.2463
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  • 1963

Terry Crowley, the father of Rosemary Linnet Sanguine, bought Thatched Cottage in the early 1960s and set about doing some research on the dwelling, which is one of the oldest in Bampton. This pdf documents his findings.The excavation carried out...

Bampton Community Archive

Bell Cottage briefly visible from the Market Square

  • BCA - 2020.2449
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  • 1998

This picture is of Bell Cottage which was visible briefly across the Market Square after Market Square Garage was completely removed and before Thornberry Flats were built on the site. The people living in the cottage at the time couldn't wa...

Bampton Community Archive

A view of St Mary's across Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2020.2444
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  • early twentieth century

This picture shows the spire of St Mary The Virgin Church in Bampton seen across Sandford field. It was taken early in the twentieth century. Today, a hedge obscures the view of the houses in the foreground but not all still exist.

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton maps of 1921

  • BCA - 2020.2397
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  • 1921

The map was produced in 1921. The first map is has been reused to show where council houses were to be built on the south side of New Road and where the sewerage pipes were to be laid to the sewerage works along the Buckland Road.Mains sewerage c...

Bampton Community Archive

Four OS maps of Bampton 1971

  • BCA - 2020.2401
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  • 1971

These four maps were all produce in 1971 and coverOrdinance Survey Plan SP3002-3102 Weald, Hayway Lane, Weald St, Clanfield RoadOrdinance Survey Plan SP3003-3103. Bridge St east to end of houses, north to new school, Colvile CloseOrdinance Survey ...

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A few properties for sale in 2014

  • BCA - 2020.2354
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  • March and July 2014

Witney Gazette March 19th 2014. Detached house in Primrose Lane for sale at £335,000Witney Gazette July 9th 2014. Three properties for sale in Bampton ranging in price from £299,950, through £375,000 to £420,000Witney Gazette August 6th 2014. T...

Bampton Community Archive

Various applications by Gladman to build between the Aston & Buckland Roads

  • BCA - 2020.2349
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  • 2014

Witney Gazette August 6th 2014. Gladman Homes, previously refused permission to build 127 homes off the Aston road have submitted a new application to build 116 homes instead on the same site. The original application was turned down due to conc...

Bampton Community Archive

Richborough to build 160 dwelling in New road over 8 year period

  • BCA - 2020.2348
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  • Dec 2014

Witney Gazette December 3rd 2014. Richborough Estates have to stick to the 8-year build period on the site at the East end of New Road. They will be built in phases up to 2023.Well that was the condition for granting planning permission. In the...

Bampton Community Archive

Residents and doctors say Bampton can't cope with another 280 homes

  • BCA - 2020.2335
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  • December 10th 2013

Local residents and doctors at Bampton's surgery say we can't cope with another approximately 280 home. 160 proposed along New Road and 127 in the land between the Aston and Buckland Roads. There is also an application in with WODC for...

Bampton Community Archive

Church View looking to St Mary's

  • BCA - 2020.2333
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  • first half C20th

This picture is of Church View looking North towards St Mary The Virgin church.No cars, no footpath and little in the way of horse droppings so probably around 1940-1950.

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Church View looking towards St Mary's, early C20th

  • BCA - 2020.2324
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  • early twentieth century

These two pictures of Church View, looking North towards St Mary The Virgin Church were taken in the first half of the twentieth century. It was always the custom to 'air the house' in a morning and you can see bedroom windows wide open...

Bampton Community Archive

Homes get go-ahead in spite of campaign.

  • BCA - 2019.2311
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  • March 19th 2014

Witney Gazette March 19th 2014. Homes get the go-ahead in spite of a vigorous campaign against them by locals. The council's deputy leader, Mark Booty who lives in Bampton suggested a compromise ie 60 homes built in 2017, 50 homes in 2019 a...

Bampton Community Archive

WODC finally agree the Local Housing Plan September 2018

  • BCA - 2019.2295
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  • September 2018

The Local Plan, which outlines the 15,950 houses to be built in West Oxfordshire between 2011 and 2031 was finally agreed by a two thirds majority of councillors. It's been years in the making and agreeing meanwhile many villages have had hu...

Bampton Community Archive

Bampton Town Hall c1960

  • BCA - 2019.2285
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  • c1960

This picture of the Town Hall is taken from the east end of Bridge Street. You can see a little of the Market Square Garage and the shop next to it. The clock on top of the Town Hall was put their in thanks to Philip Southby. When work was done...

Bampton Community Archive

Statutory Declaration by G.A. Graves & J.H. Graves, July 12th & 13th 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2273
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  • July 12th & 13th 1960

This is the Abstract of the Title of The executors of George Collins Graves to property in Church Street October 23rd 1903.Names mentioned in the document include :-1. George Collins Graves2. John Berriman Smith3. Anne Smith4. Margaret Ann Clarke5...

Bampton Community Archive

Search re land with The Cottage March 2nd 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2272
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  • March1960

These documents all relate to a search on the land with The Cottage (now called Roseanne) in Church Street in March 1960 on behalf of Mr & Mrs L.M. Slatter.

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Official search requests re land in Church St, 1959, 1960 and 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2271
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  • 1959 196

These three documents are all to do with search requests for the house which today is called Roseanne in Church Street.The names on the forms are:-1. March 3rd 1959 - Jesse Thomas King, Edith Mary King, Mabel Jane Bartlett2. July 18th 1960 - Geor...

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Abstract of the title of executors of B C Graves 1960. Oct 23rd 1903

  • BCA - 2019.2269
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  • October 23rd 1903

These are three documents all related to a search regarding the land immediately behind and what was to the east side of The Cottage, now called Roseanne in Church Street.The date is March 2nd 1960,

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Mr & Mrs L M Slatter request search on land with The Cottage March 2nd 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2268
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  • March 2nd 1960

Under the Town and Country Planning Act of 1954, an application made for notice under section 33 (1) regarding land at Church Street. A need to know if in the next 5 years the council propose to acquire, compulsory or otherwise, or if the council...

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Statutory declaration by G.A. Graves & J.H. Graves July 12th & 13th 1960

  • BCA - 2019.2267
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  • July 12th & 13th 1960

This is a statutory declaration by G.A. Graves and J.H. Graves made on July 12th and 13th 1960.They say the land in Church Street along with shed and pigsties was conveyed to their father George Collins Graves October 23rd 1903 in a conveyance bet...

Bampton Community Archive

Documents lodged with Land Registry 1959-2008

  • BCA - 2019.2262
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  • 1959 2008

This is a simple list of documents that have been lodged with the Land Registry from 1959 to 2008 with regard to the property called Roseanne. On some documents it has been spelt Roseann.Names mentioned are:-E.M. KingMr & Mrs G J SlatterMr G....

Bampton Community Archive

Legal documents re The Cottage & Thatched Cottage 1965-1967

  • BCA - 2019.2260
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  • 1965 1967

This pulls together various legal documents that have been put on this website all to do with 'The Cottage' now called Roseanne in Church Street and sometimes there's reference to 'Thatched Cottage' with which it is semi-d...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of 'The Cottage' along with 'Thatched Cottage'

  • BCA - 2019.2257
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  • March 30th 1908

This document dated March 30th 1908 is a conveyance by the solicitors Messrs John Townsend Rose & John Wakelin to Mr Henry Peter Faulks and concerns the conveyance of 'The Cottage' (today called Roseanne) and 'Thatched Cottage&#...

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Abstract of Titles of Mr G. A. Graves

  • BCA - 2019.2251
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  • 1966

This is the Abstract of Title of Mr G. A. Graves and makes reference to1. the memorandum endorsed on the Probate of the Will of George Colin Graves deceased dated February 3rd 19662. a conveyance dated July 28th 1960 made between George Alfred Gra...

Bampton Community Archive

Statutory declaration of Mrs M. J. Bartlett re 'The Cottage'

  • BCA - 2019.2250
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  • March 9th 1959

This statutory declaration by Mabel Jane Bartlett is to stay she's known the property called 'The Cottage' (now known as Roseanne in 2019) for 35 years. After reading a conveyance dated April 13th 1934 between Henry Peter Faulks an...

Bampton Community Archive

Requisition for an official search re 'The Cottage' by OCC and WRDC

  • 2019.2249
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  • January 9th 1959

The solicitors who put in this application were Ravenor, Batt and Lee, 14 The Hill, Witney.It relates to 'The Cottage' in Church Street, a property which now has the name Roseanne.The total cost for searches by OCC (Oxfordshire County Co...

Bampton Community Archive

In estate of Jesse Thomas King deceased, assent to Edith Mary King

  • BCA - 2019.2246
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  • January 25th 1949

Legal document dated January 25th 1949 In the Estate of JESSE THOMAS KING Deceased - Assent - vesting the Deceased's Estate in his wife/widow Edith Mary King.The property was called 'The Cottage' and is now called Roseanne, in Ch...

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Conveyance of 'The Cottage', now known as Roseanne, in Church Street 13.4.1934

  • BCA - 2019.2245
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  • April 13th 1934

An application for an Official Search for The Cottage (now known as Roseanne) garden and premises situate in Church Street Bampton on April 12th 1934 followed by :-Conveyance on April 13th 1934 between Henry Peter Faulks of Clanfield in the county...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance, Thomas Angel Smith to George Oakey

  • BCA - 2019.2265
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  • August 16th 1887

This is a conveyance made on August 16th 1887. Mr Thomas Angel Smith to Mr George Oakey, the two cottages which are semi detached and today called 'Roseanne' and 'The Cottage' in Church Street. The gardens measure 1 rood and ...

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Official certificate of search, 'The Cottage' - now Roseanne - by WRDC

  • BCA - 2019.2243
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  • April 12th 1934

This is a schedule to search relating to 'The Cottage' a property now (2019) called Roseanne. The handwritten account says:-All that messuage or Cottage together with the garden outbuildings and premises thereto adjoining and belonging ...

Bampton Community Archive

Sale of parcel of land behind the garage with Roseanne

  • BCA - 2019.2241
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  • May 5th 1967

This is the conveyance of a small plot of land behind the garage of the house now called Roseanne in Church Street.Sold by Alice Investments Ltd to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Mrs Lucy Mary Slatter who owned Roseanne.It cost £1.

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Conveyance of property in Church Street

  • BCA - 2019.2240
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  • July 28th 1960

This is a conveyance of land including garden, shed, yard and pigsties at the back of the house now called Roseanne in Church Street.Mr G. A. Graves and Mr J. H. Graves sold to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Mrs Lucy Mary Slatter, who owned ...

Bampton Community Archive

Conveyance of freehold cottage in Church St. now called Roseanne

  • BCA - 2019.2239
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  • March 10th 1959

This is a conveyance of a freehold cottage and premises situate in Church Street, Bampton in the county of Oxford.The personal representative of Edith Mary King deceased to Mr George James Slatter and his wife Lucy Mary Slatter.The sale price was ...

Bampton Community Archive

Restoration and renovation of Roseanne, Church Street

  • BCA - 2019.2253
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  • 2008

When John and Rose Grout bought Roseanne in Church Street, they set about renovating and modernising the property. It is a very old house and John photographed beams, timbers and stonework as he went in 2008.John Grout said:-"The two cottage...

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Sale of 'The Cottage' and Thatched Cottage 1908

  • BCA - 2019.2254
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  • March 4th 1908

Dwelling houses - The Cottage (now called Roseanne) and Thatched Cottage, semi detached, were for sale by auction in the Talbot Inn, Bampton on March 4th 1908. Thatched Cottage was almost certainly two dwellings at some previous point in time. B...

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Bampton's pumping station in 1914

  • BCA - 2019.2234
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  • 1914

The pumping station for Bampton used to be nearer to Brize Norton than Bampton along Station Road. This picture was taken at the pumping station in 1914.An interesting mixture of clothing with some in shirt sleeves and two looking fit to be on a ...

Bampton Community Archive

The Grange seen through the twentieth century

  • BCA - 2019.2213
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  • twentieth century

Most of these photographs of the Grange in the High Street were taken early in the twentieth century.The Morris dancers are seen there in the 1980s.

Bampton Community Archive

The Old Grammar School in Church View

  • BCA - 2019.2211
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  • various dates

BAADF6 - The north side of the Grammar School in Church View built in 1650. Photograph taken in 1946. There was a good area of garden with it which can be seen beyond the building but most of it is now fenced off and rented by the people in Churc...

Bampton Community Archive

Sale of 2 dwellings in Church Street 1908

  • BCA - 2019.2203
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  • 1908

To be sold by auction byRichard Gillettat the Talbot hotel in Bampton on Wednesday March 4th 1908, by order of the trustees under the will of the late George Oakey, and under condition to be then and there produced.It looks as if the properties we...

Bampton Community Archive

Church Street in 1998

  • BCA - 2019.2204
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  • 1998

These photographs were all taken by John Grout in 1998 to record Church Street as it looked in that year.

Bampton Community Archive

After Market Square Garage was removed, before Thornberry Flats were built

  • BCA - 2019.2202
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  • 1998

These pictures, all taken by John Grout, record the brief moment in time where the Market Square Garage was totally removed and before Thornberry Flats were built on the site. Bell Cottage, the little thatched house is clearly visible.

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Cyril Smith & Son Christopher rebuilding wall at Castle View

  • BCA - 2019.2196
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  • 2004

Cyril Smith and his son Christopher re-building part of the wall at Castle View, once Castle View Farmhouse on Bridge Street in 2004.Cyril could turn his hand to any building problem and was known for getting about Bampton with his bicycle and he ...

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Local Plan for housing finally agreed by government's planning inspectorate

  • BCA - 2019.2185
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  • September 2018

For what feels like years and years, WODC have been putting together a Local (housing) Plan and at long last, it was agreed by the governments planning inspectorate. All far too late to stop the speculative developments which WODC could not stop ...

Bampton Community Archive

Various place where the Post Office has been in Bampto

  • BCA - 2019.2172
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  • 1875 2019

Waterloo House in Broad Street was the first place in Bampton to have anything to do with mail; it was a receiving office only and that was in the C19th.Later in the C19th Martin's Printing Works on the west side of the Market Square became a...

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Sweet Briar Cottage when it was thatched

  • BCA - 2019.2166
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  • first half C20th

This charming little cottage used to be called Pedlar's Patch and today is called Sweet Briar. The gate is next to Emmies on Bridge Street and the house is set back from the road, behind other cottages. It was the home of agricultural worke...

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St Mary's seen from Sandford Field

  • BCA - 2019.2153
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  • 1950s

This view of St Mary The Virgin Church was taken looking across Sandford Field, probably in the 1950s but could be ten years earlier. Several of the little cottages seen here have been demolished and Sandfords, the house, has been considerably en...

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The old Carillon in St Mary's, Bampton

  • BCA - 2017.876
  • Item
  • February 2009

The old carillon had to be turned off permanently in the end when too many pins on the drum had fallen out and simply would not stay in place when put back. The resulting sound was not good. When the drum rotated, each pin in the drum would trig...

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Well found inside Castle View

  • BCA - 2019.2055
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  • 2003

When work was done at Castle View, which at one time was Castle View farmhouse, a well was found. When the work to modernise was completed, the well was covered over and is now under part of the kitchen.

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George & Dragon & Quebec Cottage when you could see it

  • BCA - 2017.1097
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  • 1994

The George and Dragon while still a pub and Quebec Cottage when it wasn't hidden by trees. It's now almost impossible to see the cottage in the summer when the leaves are on the trees.

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Roads & pathways at Oakwood Gate, built by Cala Homes are not finished

  • BCA - 2019.2038
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  • December 2018

By December 2018 there was growing anger and frustration at many aspects of the new area called Cala Homes also known as Oakwood Gate, along the north side of New Road which had not been finished or done to a good standard. Residents first moved ...

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The Old Forge and neighbouring properties

  • BCA - 2019.1970
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  • 1970 2017

To the right of Cromwell House as seen from the road is The Old Forge, which was as its name suggests the site of a forge at one time but is now a private house, partly in Cheapside and partly in Church Street.Cromwell House may have got its name ...

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Sales brochure for Weald Manor 1880 and again 1886

  • BCA - 2019.1953
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  • 1880 1886

Sale notice for Weald Manor on June 4th 1880 and another sale noticeFreehold & Tithe-Free pasture & arable land for sale August 2nd 1886

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Hughes' Garage in Cheapside in 1966

  • BCA - 2019.1938
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  • 1966

The garage in the Market Square was in existence at the start of the C20th when Oliver Onesipherous Collett owned and ran it. Around the middle of the twentieth century it was bought by Len Hughes and it's interesting to note that he left th...

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Five views of Bampton on one postcard - late 1960s

  • BCA - 2019.1926
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  • late 1960s

A postcard with 5 views of Bampton including The War Memorial, the South side of the Market Square, south east aspect of St Mary The Virgin, The Highmoor Brook having gone under the road by Brook House and Town Hall with Market Square Garage in th...

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Church View looking north to St Mary's, late 1960s

  • BCA - 2019.1925
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  • late 1960s

A view along Church View in the late 1960s with St Mary's at the north end. Not a car in sight which is something you won't see now unless Downton Abbey are filming here.

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Knapps farmhouse for sale in 1999 for £350,000

  • BCA - 2019.1915
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  • 1999

Newspaper cuttings from the Oxford Times 1999.The thatched eastern end of Knapps farmhouse was originally built as a timber framed medieval hall in the C14th. The stone walled section built under a slate and thatched roof was built in the C17th a...

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Bampton - Country Life magazine July 26th 1946

  • BCA - 2019.1888
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  • 1946

This is the 2nd of two articles in successive issues of Country Life magazine July 1946. There are pictures of the Grammar School which now houses the library and the exhibition space called the Vesey room used by Bampton Community Archive and We...

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Bampton - Country Life magazine July 19th 1946

  • BCA - 2019.1887
  • Item
  • 1946

This is the first of two articles in successive weeks in Country Life magazine July 1946. This article talks about the architecture of Bampton with pictures of the Market Place, the early Victorian Town Hall, Morris Dancing, Lime Tree house, Thom...

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Sale of Sundown Cottage - was through gate to Sandford

  • BCA - 2019.1844
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  • 1961

Sundown Cottage was a little cottage just inside the grounds to the right of the gate going into Sandford, down the lane from the Grammar School. When it was more or less derelict it was bought by Molly and Bernard Rose and demolished. You can s...

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The house called Sandford & letters to Mr & Mrs Bernard & Molly Rose

  • BCA - 2019.1840
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  • 1946 1954

The house now called 'Sandford' was bought for Mr & Mrs Bernard and Molly Rose by Molly's brother of Marshall's Flying School Limited. Bernard had not long been demobbed and he had been a POW in Stendal, Germany. Molly wa...

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