4th July 2016                                                    Photos by Hetty

S1051782 copyUpton upon Severn was granted to Winchcombe Abbey in 897. It became a busy port, and the first bridge over the river was built of wood c.1480. There are black and white houses dating from the 1600s, and Georgian ones from the 1700s indicate the prosperity  of the time

There are lovely flower displays

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And one is a dog!

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The ‘Pepper Pot’ is all that remains of a 13th century church, whose spire was replaced by a cupola in 1770. It is now the tourist information and heritage centre

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The Tudor House Museum dates from 1550


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These buildings are both dated 1601S1051775 copy


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Don’t walk out of this door!

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S1051818 copyThe White Lion dates from 1510

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S1051804 copyThis was the workhouse

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Upton Muggery – with mugs outside

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This garage was originally a chapel. It has an old petrol pump

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Former fire station

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This was the Manor House – with upper windows painted on

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