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Aynho Village Hall

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Croughton Road
Aynho, Oxfordshire OX17 3BG United Kingdom

September 2019

Aynho History Society – Rainsborough the Iron Age Fort.

September 25 @ 7:30 pm
Aynho Village Hall, Croughton Road
Aynho, Oxfordshire OX17 3BG United Kingdom
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£2

Rainsborough Camp is an Iron Age hillfort near the village of Charlton. It has a defensive ditch with an earth embankment and was first occupied by Iron Age tribes during the 6th century BC. Excavations between 1961 and 1965 revealed more of its history. Who better to tell about Rainsborough and the discoveries made than Andrea Gladden who lives at Rainsborough Camp Farm which now encompasses the land on which it was constructed. Any queries to Peter Cole on 01869…

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October 2019

Aynho History Society – Oxford Castle.

October 30 @ 7:30 pm
Aynho Village Hall, Croughton Road
Aynho, Oxfordshire OX17 3BG United Kingdom
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£2

Do you know the importance of Oxford Castle and Prison to the development of Oxford city and its University; what Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century and the Black Panther killer in the 20th century have got to do with Oxford Castle and Prison; what happened in 1785 which involved a prison governor called Solomon Wisdom and a pile of dung??? Alistair Duncan a retired teacher and now tour guide at Oxford Castle and Prison not only answers these…

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