Some Images of Sulgrave 2005 – 2017.

Entrance to the village via Magpie Road


Madam’s Close in Spring


The ancient village stocks


Village walking group in Manor Road.


Church of St James the Less


Park Lane, formerly and more accurately known as Dark Lane


The village from the north


The Star Inn


The Village Community Shop and Post Office


Sulgrave Manor, in Tudor times the home of George Washington’s ancestors


Croquet on the Manor Lawn


The Herb Society’s National Herb Garden at Sulgrave Manor



Morris dancing in the courtyard of Sulgrave Manor


The American flag is ceremonially lowered at the end of a day celebrating USA Independence


The village from a footpath leading southwards


A peaceful minor road leading northwards from the village


Wisteria Cottage, Helmdon Road.


View eastwards from the village


Helmdon Road after December snowfall with Christmas decoration on telephone pole


Christmas decorations erected around the village every December


Carol singing around the village


Village fete in the gardens of The Old Farmhouse


Every second year, selected village gardens are open to the public, such as…..


….Mill Hollow Barn, the site of the former Mill Pond….


….and Sunnymead adjoining the Church of St James the Less


Garden visitors at Eagle House


Grafton Team Chase Event, held every autumn in the countryside to the north of the village


The traditional Sulgrave Mummers’ Play, performed on Castle Green


Annual ploughing competition in the fields on the edge of the village


The Star Inn has an “Aunt Sally” team, competing in this traditional Oxfordshire game with other local inns.


Autumn on Barrow HIll, on high ground to the north of the village


View down to the village from the footpath to Barrow Hill


View eastwards across the Northamptonshire countryside from Barrow Hill


Madam’s Close and the Thatched Cottages in Autumn


Each December evening, from the 1st up to Christmas Eve, an “Advent Calendar Window” is unveiled…..


…all are welcome, to admire the inspirations and ingenuity (and the mulled wine and mice pies!)


Mist among the trees to the east of the village….


….and sunset over the Church of St James the Less.


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