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Beckington Trowbridge U.K.

May 18, 2015 by David Herd

Church of St George, Beckington

Beckington Trowbridge

Beckington Trowbridge in the U.K. 2009, how did I find myself there you may well ask. Quite simple really, since 2007 I have been travelling to England to visit my friend Alan who is a guest of Her Majesty. His brother Bill Austin and I have become good friends as well, so I stay with him and his partner Joan Baptiste, and between visiting Alan Bill and I tour around the country.

So to answer the question, Bill lives in Beckington and works for the council in Trowbridge. Beckington village is 5.8 miles from Trowbridge town centre and 10 miles from the historical city of Bath.

Church of St George

Beckington Trowbridge The church is just across the road from Bill and Joan’s home and dates back to the 14th century.

Warminster Road

Beckington Trowbridge The church is on the right just up the road and Bill’s home is on the left.


 

Bill and Joan’s Beckington home.

 photo Bill amp Joans home.jpg Here is their delightful home, I feel a little sorry for Bill because no sooner has he got the place perfect Joan decides she wants to move elsewhere. ūüôā

My friends Joan Baptiste and Bill Austin

 

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Bill works for the local Trowbridge council.

Woolpack Inn Warminster Road

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For local news bookmark this link for the Wiltshire times.

Typical Beckington home

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Typical local stone houses.


Trowbridge

 photo Trowbridge201.jpg¬†There is evidence that the land on which Trowbridge is built was being farmed more than 3,000 years ago.¬†In the 10th century written records and architectural ruins begin marking Trowbridge’s existence as a village.

The Trowbridge fair

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The annual fair attracts lots to locals.

The Fair

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A peaceful area around a pond in the park.

Trowbridge Fair

 

Wiltshire

The locals are patiently waiting for the music to begin.

The rocket man

 

Beckington Trowbridge A beautiful at the Trowbridge Fair, perhaps I’ll blast off.

 

Arrested for stealing a spacesuit

 

Trowbridge show The long arm of the law.

 

Out on bail

 

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 The White Hart Ford, Chippenham

Beckington Trowbridge One of the great pleasures of touring around the UK is the thousands of wonderful pubs. In the last week or so we have visited many on our road trip that took us through Bath, Plymouth, Penzance, Lands End and St Ives.

Dorset Cornwall

This is a wonderful part of England, a very interesting coastline. 

The White Hart

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Many of the pubs are quite ancient.

Location, White Hart to the Woolpack Inn

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