This aerial photo captures the growth of Daventry, which began to really expand as a town in the 1960s. Many people moved to live there, for work or as part of the Birmingham overspill. New housing estates were built and their names often give clues about what was there before: Timken Way, Middlemore Farm, Lang Farm and Ashby Fields are a few notable examples. As well as houses, we can spot here a school, its playing fields and a golf course on the top right; apparently habitants on the nearby streets would often be dodging wayward golf balls!
That’s right folks, just one more week left to see our #archaeology exhibition before we close for a couple of weeks (26th Aug-6th Sept) to install the brand new World War Two – The People’s War exhibition
Daventry Town Council Love Daventry Discover Daventry Northamptonshire Heritage Forum The Village Emporium Magazine Not long left to see our #Archaeology exhibition before our new exhibition, World War Two – The People’s War, opens on Saturday 7th September from 10am to 4pm! #freeentry
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- What a busy week we’ve had so far with lots of visitors to the Empty Chair display. Wonderful to see… https://t.co/8govVQKtXX, Nov 7
- Have you heard about Daventry & District Friends of #Iganga? Members of the group came to visit the museum last wee… https://t.co/wOPNmGPsUb, Oct 31
- This time next week you can see the Empty Chair display, a community project remembering the 114 #Daventry soldiers… https://t.co/6YQHb1232a, Oct 27