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We are always on the look-out for more information about Shrivenham and district. If you have old photos, know of historical facts, old documents (especially deeds) please contact us...

If you would like to view any item please visit the centre on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 10 am - 12 noon. We can also open outside of these hours with prior arrangement.

 

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Please note that the Heritage Centre is now CLOSED until further notice due to the Coronavirus emergency. However, please continue to use our online catalogue and please Email us with your enquiries. Also we propose to include here some short presentations on the history of Shrivenham village and district for readers to enjoy, comment on and add to if they wish.

 

The Story of Hazell's Lane Cottages by Neil Maw - to read please go HERE

Shrivenham Church Rebuild - a 17th century mystery by Margaret Andrews - to read please go HERE

The New Bridge at Shrivenham Station - a short Video by SHS - To view the Video please go HERE

The Medieval Church Fabric of St Andrews, Shrivenham - A Tour by Margaret Andrews - To view please go HERE

Little Mill - AKA - Tuckmill by Neil Maw - To view please go HERE

Robert Whitehead, Engineer & Inventor, resident of Beckett - His Story by Vivien Moss - To view please go HERE

Short Story - Coming Home by Neil Maw. To view please go HERE

The Watchfield Heathen Burials by Margaret Andrews. To view please go HERE

The Prize Fights at Acorn Bridge by Neil Maw. To view please go HERE

The Watchfield Anglo-Saxon Cemetry by Margaret Andrews. To view please go HERE

Henry Marten - Shrivenham's Regicide by Bjorn Watson. To read please go HERE

Beckett Houses by Neil Maw. To read please go HERE

John Wildman - Leveller by Bjorn Watson. To read please go HERE

Faringdon at War by Bjorn Watson. To read please go HERE

Shrivenham in the Later First Millenium AD by Margaret Andrews. To read please go HERE

A Study of Chapelwick by Neil Maw. To read please go HERE

Shrivenham 100 years ago by Vivien Moss. To read please go HERE

Shrivenham 100 years ago Video by Neil Maw. To view please go HERE

The Watchfield Horror by John Clements. To view please go HERE

Rimble Knapp - a Shrivenham legend by John Clements. To view please go HERE

Prehistory in & around Shrivenham & Watchfield - Part 1. by Margaret Andrews. To view please go HERE

The Iron Age settlement at Highworth Road, Shrivenham in Context - Part 2. By Margaret Andrews. To view please go HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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Quarterly Meetings

Quarterly Meetings

09 April 2020

In this fast moving situation with the Coronavirus Emergency, we can only act on government advice and therefore have no idea when we may be able to open our Centre or resume our Quarterly Meetings. However, please look at our series of Mini-Presentations under 'Visit the Centre' on the left hand side of our Home Page.

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