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These cottages are just a few of around forty built around a triangular village green for the Wroughton Estate; some are known to have housed the workers at Wilcot Manor House. They were built between the later 18th century and the late 19th century. The oldest ones have now been replaced with council housing.

Other Memories from Wilcot

I went to Wilcot School from 1943 to 49. Miss Brooks taught little ones. Big boys had to fetch water from the well for each classroom. The crate of milk bottles stood next to the tortoise stove that heated the classroom but we had to drink every drop whether we liked it or not. In winter we went for nature walks along the canal, maybe we were running short of fuel for the stove. The worst memory I have is the school ...see more

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