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Medieval Manor ruins may be hidden under housing site

  • BCA - 2022.3951
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  • 1989

Article in Witney Gazette about development plans being halted because there is a possibility that the Medieval Ruins of the D'Oyley Family home are on the Site. Situated in Moonraker Lane, it was proposed to demolish Folly House and CBL Electric Vehicles Yard and build some retirement homes. Oxford Archaeological Unit, and Dr John Blair, Historian at Queens College Oxford identified the historic importance of this site.

Janet Westman

Article on Bampton 1939

  • BCA - 2022.3845
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  • 6th October 1939

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK Impressions of a visit to Bampton
Article in North Wilts Herald dated 6th October 1939. Signed by NOMAD.
Reporting the approach of War, and the at The Manor may be used as a hospital.

Janet Westman