Royal Wootton Basset Town Guide 2015 - page 5

Contents
A message from the Mayor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Royal Wootton Bassett - a Magna Carta town . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
A browse around the market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
A rural walk in Royal Wootton Bassett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
A guided tour of Royal Wootton Bassett
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A ghost walk with Town Crier, Owen Collier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
A local tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
The Mayor’s sword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Useful information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Royal Wootton Bassett
Town Council, 117 High Street
Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire SN4 7AU
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We gratefully acknowledge the support of all the firms whose advertisements appear in
these pages. Without their help we would not be able to produce this guide. As a reciprocal gesture we have
pleasure in drawing the attention of our readers to their announcements, but wish to make it clear that Royal
Wootton Bassett Town Council can accept no responsibility for their products or services advertised.
Photos courtesy of:
- Front Cover: Banded Demoiselle, Bob Philpot, Jubilee Lake Group
- Dave Thompson and the Royal Wootton Bassett Museum
- Green view (p22/23), RWB resident, Roger Smith
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