Places

Lowerfield House

Discover the history of this hidden serge-makers mansion house

Easton Barton: looking to Lapford

Easton Barton in 1907 – a grand farmhouse with medieval origins and striking Tudor features—tall granite windows and arched doorways. Roman remains said to be found on Cornbury Hill point to the possibility on an even earlier house on the site. Approaching Lapford, a road to the right  immediately before […]

Sale of Lower Town Place Farm

Prior to the large public sale of Lapford land at the Malt Scoop Inn in May 1910 more than 160 acres of land in and around the village had been farmed by Frederick Saunders until his death in 1909. It was Fred’s death that may have prompted the land owner, George Croote, to […]