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A mid-week historical wander around Chipping Norton and Over Norton.

Event Details

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  • Meeting Time: 10:30
  • Approximate End Time: 13:00
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General information

This walk will explore some of the history of Chipping Norton, when we will discover the link between a strike and a silver tea pot, visit the site of a riot, see a rival to the Rollright Stones and learn a little about the town’s progress up the hill.

To gain an appetite for lunch will will take a gentle stroll to the hamlet of Over Norton getting a view of Chippy on its hill side, noting the unusual lowly position of the parish church.

The walk will be a mix of pavements on the town section and open fields, woodland and lanes in the countryside.  A total of no more than 5 miles, with no steep hills, just a couple of gentle inclines.  Boots are recommended as a couple of sections can be muddy after rain.

Dress for the weather.

Please note the earlier than usual start time of 10.30.


Terrain / Difficulty

A mix of pavements, country lanes and fields. No steep hills.

Approximate Distance

5 miles

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