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WALK – A Poor King and Rich Commoners made Amersham

May 31, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

No other medium sized town has a medieval street plan untouched by post 1800 development. A short woodland walk starting at Amersham station through the beech woods down to Amersham Old Town will explain how this came about: including a charter of King John and evidence of domination in the 18th century by the Drake family. There will be a rare opportunity to see impressive memorials to this family in the Drake Chapel. The walk around the medieval street plan will finish outside Amersham Museum.

Meet outside Amersham railway station.

This walk is part of the 2022 Chilterns Walking Festival. Please book by clicking on this link to their website.



May 31, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Amersham Museum


Amersham Museum
49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700
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The museum is closed for the winter, we will reopen on Saturday 11th February 2023.

“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”

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