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Owslebury Village Green

Owslebury Village Green

The Village Green (just by by Longwood Road/Baybridge Lane) is open at all times to the public and is a lovely place for a stroll or to watch a game of football or cricket held by the Owslebury Sports Clubs. Events  can be help on the Green for not-for-profit groups and organisations with the permission of the council – contact the Clerk on 777313 or use the Contact Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St andrews & glebeThe Glebe Field is next door to the historic St Andrew’s Church in the centre of Owslebury.  It is owned by the Parish Council and the Church for the benefit of parishioners.  It has picnic table and seats where you can sit and enjoy the wonderful view. Footpaths lead to the Pilgrims’ Way and the countryside.  Whilst at the Field have a look at the 12th Century – a beautiful Church with windows commissioned by William Carnegie, 8th Earl of Northesk, as a memorial to his wife Georgina and daughter Margaret, who both died before him. He chose to depict these beloved woman as the Virgin Mary and  Van Gogh himself was deeply moved by the beauty and religious significance of the art work seen. Events  can be help on the Green for not-for-profit groups and organisations with the permission of the Council – contact the Clerk on 777313 or use the Contact Form

 

The Children’s Play Ground is at the back of Hilly Close in the centre of the Owslebury.  It has numerous itms of  play equipment for young children to enjoy.