This event will be held on 90 acres of grazed pasture that is undetected.
Bacton, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, in the Golden Valley, near the Dore river, 1 ½ mile NW of Abbeydore, 4 miles NW of Pontrilas station on the G.W.R., and 11 SW of Hereford, the post town ; the money order office is at Ewyas-Harold, and telegraph office at Pontrilas. Acreage, 1178; population, 117. The Grange and the Manor House are the principal residences. Morehampton Park, now a farm, was formerly a seat of the Hoskyns family, and here Sergeant Hoskyns is said to have entertained James I. with a morris dance of twelve centenarians. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £92 with residence. The church is a small interesting building with Norman work; it contains a monument to Blanche Parry, a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth. Two special features in connection with this church are the beautiful silver gilt chalice and paten of pro-Reformation date, by the same maker as the celebrated Nettlecombe chalice, and the worked white silk altar cloth presented to the church by Blanche Parry in Elizabeth’s reign.
The event will start at 9am after a short briefing so please arrive between 8am and 8.45am. Digging finishes at 4.30pm. Parking will be on hardstanding.
There will be no catering at this event so please bring food and refreshments with you.
If you can no longer attend after registering for the event please UN REGISTER, failure to do so can result in you being blocked from all future LGD events.
Bacton 29th October
Registration opens at 10-10-2017 15:37
Registration closes at 28-10-2017 18:30
Max Participants: 90