Category Archives: Old Town of Milton Abbas
This stunning object was found by a metal detectorist somewhere in Milton Abbas. It is of unique design according the the British Museum. The image is from the Portable Antiquities Scheme where you will find more information.
Following two brilliant presentations to the Milton Abbas Local History Group by members Clive Barnes and John O’Quinn, a number of questions were asked about the Overseers of the Poor of Milton Abbas. The presentations are available on the Members … Continue reading
It is not certain who was responsible for the design and building of the new “model” village of Milton Abbas. The names that have vied for credit are Sir William Chambers, one of Lord Milton’s architects, and Lancelot “Capability” Brown, … Continue reading