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Chiseldon Museum

The Museum in The Old Chapel, Butts Road, will be open every Saturday from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm until October. Other times can be arranged for groups.

This year, we feature Daisy the Milkmaid and her butter churn, the opening of the railway in 1881, 10 years of WARP, the stories of the Chiseldon men who died in 1916, and the finding of the Cauldrons.

Please let us know if you have any objects or photos relating to the history of the parish which we could add to our collections.

Our Next Meeting
Wednesday, May18th at 7.30 pm in the Church Hall, Butts Road, Chiseldon.


'The Lost Chapel of Bincknoll'


Speaker: Bob Clarke.


In the summer of 2014, a chance discovery in a garden at Bincknoll – between Wroughton and Broad Town - answered a centuries-old mystery.  Records show that a chapel was situated somewhere in the landscape around Bincknoll hamlet, although this was demolished in the 17th century and the location was lost.


Some 400 years later, an excavation carried out by Broad Town Archaeology and members of the community has, it is hoped, relocated the site.  This session will discuss the findings of 2014 and reveal the latest discoveries from the 2015 season.

Meetings are free to members, but there is a £3.00 charge for visitors.  Why not join us?  Membership is still only £10 a year.  For details of the 2016 programme of talks and events, click here.

Chiseldon Parish Plan
CLHG Members should know that a number of villagers are working on a new plan that will guide Parish Council priorities over the next few years.

You can take part in this consultation - please click here.

Talks
We can offer talks to interested groups on the village and its history, on the Cauldrons and on Chiseldon Camp. Please get in touch via the website, email or phone for more details.


 
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