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Bloody Acre Camp


<b>Bloody Acre Camp</b>Posted by IkeImage © Ike
Nearest Town:Chepstow (16km W)
OS Ref (GB):   ST689915 / Sheets: 162, 172
Latitude:51° 37' 15.38" N
Longitude:   2° 26' 57.4" W

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Ambience cannot be captured by pictures, only a visit will reveal it's scale and feeling.

Access Notes: This fort appears to be on Private Land. The road past the fort is public access. Park just after M-Way bridge. Walk is about a Mile on rough track. The wood is used for pheasant rearing. Try and obtain permission first, I don't know who to ask in area.
Ike Posted by Ike
20th May 2005ce
Edited 20th May 2005ce


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At Cromhall, in Gloucestershire, there is a field called "Bloody Acre;" which name records a skirmish between Cromwell and the Royalists.
Notes and Queries, June 9th, 1855.

When in doubt, you may blame any of the following: Cromwell, The Romans, fairies, Danes, giants, The Devil, or (in moments of desperation) the Phoenicians.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
7th October 2007ce


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Facts and figures courtesy of Archsearch and the South Gloucestershire SMR.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
25th October 2006ce