Alvecote Priory is a ruined Benedictine Priory in Alvecote, Warwickshire, England. The site has been scheduled as an ancient monument. Now very little remains of the priory, most of the walls have been eroded but a fairly high wall remains on one side.
Ash End House Children's Farm, Middleton Lane, Middleton, Nr. Tamworth, Staffs. Postcode B78 2BL for your satnav. We are just south of the village of Middleton although we don't recommend you travel through the village itself. The easiest access is from the A4091 which is the main road that runs from The Belfry, past Drayton Manor Park, to Tamworth.
Welcome to Middleton Hall. Middleton Hall is set in 42 acres of the peaceful North Warwickshire countryside and run by an independent charitable trust. We are open to the public as a Museum and Gardens, we host public events, Weddings and Private parties. Middleton has two entries in the Domesday book and the oldest building on site dates from 1285.
Pooley Country Park “There are so many things to see and do at Pooley Country Park. The 62.5 hectare site, one third of which is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, contains several pools caused by mining subsidence, woodland habitats and is situated on the Coventry Canal.
The Staffordshire Regiment Museum is a military museum in Staffordshire, England, preserving the history of the Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's), its antecedent regiments and its successor regiment, the Mercian Regiment, from 1705 to the present.
Tameside Wildlife Conservation Group: Manages Tameside Nature Reserve in Fazeley. Meets on the second Sunday of every month. Dosthill Park Wildlife Group: meets on the first Sunday of each month. Town Wall Conservation Group: carries out conservation tasks on the site on the second Sunday of the month.
Overlooked by Tamworth Castle, the Pleasure Grounds have beautiful floral terraces dropping down to the banks of the River Anker and open grassland - ideal for walks and picnics in the summer. The bandstand is located at the top of the terracing under the Castle, which plays host in the summer to a series of free concerts, sponsored by Ankerside Shopping Centre.
Posted in earthwork, Wigginton Park, tagged deepmaps, earthworks, ridge and furrow, Tamworth, voyeur, Wigginton park on September 16, 2010| Leave a Comment » Just a bit of explaining of the sub-heading ” landscape history voyeurism” before I get deeper into Wigginton park´s past.
Tamworth is the home of the historic Tamworth Castle, Church of St Editha and Moat House, and was the capital of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia. The town's main industries include logistics, engineering, clothing, brick, tile and paper manufacture.