The Heritage of the Upper Kennet Valley

In these pages the Upper Kennet News is bringing to a wider audience some of the history of the upper Kennet region. In both text and pictures we have republished information on the social history, archaeology and reminiscences of events and people which have formed the landscape we live in.

If you have any material to contribute to this please contact the

From the Meux auction of 1906 it would be great to have current pictures to match the sale lots described. Adding a new layer to the history of the area.

I hope you find the contents interesting.


Just to start, below is a map of the area by Andrews and Drury from 1773