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Aug 28, 2012 - Watercress walk

After spending the morning at the coach we headed out to an old stomping ground of Tony's the village Alresford which is in fact two villages Old and New Alresford. Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a beautiful Georgian Town which for many centuries was a prosperous wool town. Old Alresford is mentioned in the Doomsday Book but the present town of New Alresford did not come into existence much before 1200 at the time when the Great Weir was being built to create Old Alresford Pond as a reservoir for the tanning and woollen mills along the...

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