Adlestrop & Daylesford, Gloucestershire

Yes I remember -"Adlestrop" is a poem by Edward Thomas, written in 1917 shortly before his death at the Battle of Arras .. It is based on a railway journey Thomas took on 24 June 1914, during which his train briefly stopped at the now-closed station in the Gloucestershire village of Adlestrop.

St. Mary Magdalene - Originally 13th century, rebuilt in 1750's and heavily restored in 1856-60.

Jane Austin- Visited adlestop to visit family, The Leighs. Mansfield Park is thought to have been inspired by the Old Rectory, Adlestrop House, and I think, Daylesford House. People also think that Warren Hastings who owned Daylesford House may be the character Joshua Rigg in Middlemarch, and Colonel Brandon in Sense and Sensibilty.

Grey Geese- the Grey Geese of Adlestrop, stones found on the top of Adelstrop Hill.. A local legend,where  a witch turned a flock of geese to stone. They may have originally formed an ancient avenue. Hastings possibly removed some to create an island in his lake and to ornament the grounds.

Larkswold- Craft and Creative workshops in the original Station Masters House.

St, Peter's Church - Norman church, rebuilt in 1816, and rebuilt again in 1859-63.

Daylesford House - remodelled by Samuel Pepys Cockerell, basing it on a grand house that he had built in India.

JCB - Daylesford House is owned by Lord and Lady Bamford, major shareholders in the JCB excavator company.

Daylesford Organic-Organic Farm, shop , restaurant ,workshops and retreat.

GWR - Adlestrop Station on the Cotswold Line was opened in 1853 by the OW&W,changed to GWR in 1863, and closed in 1966. The Up main station building was originally designed by Brunel and was completed by John Fowler, then demolished in 1966.

Bus stop - Original station seat and sign from Adlestrop station.

Cricket Ground - Adlestrop, Daylesford & Oddington Cricket Club.Two first class cricketers were born in Adlestrop, Cecil Brownlow Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes ( 1831-1870) and his brother, Wingfield Stratford Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes (1834-1923)

Horse - Racing stables