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Fladbury

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Fladbury is a traditional English village located in rural Worcestershire, England. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, almost 1,000 years ago. It is sited on the banks of the River Avon, with many interesting and original buildings and features. Cropthorne village is on the opposite bank of the Avon. The two ancient communities are linked by the Jubilee Bridge.HistoryA Beaker settlement was discovered in the centre of Fladbury during excavations into Saxon occupation. Excavations of the Beaker site took place from 1932 to 1941.LandmarksFladbury Mill is a grade II listed building. It dates mainly from the 18th century, and is constructed of brick to an irregular plan. It has gabled wings; one gabled bay is of earlier timber framing.EducationA voluntary aided Church of England First School provides education to around 85 children aged 4 to 10. A September 2007 Ofsted inspection accorded the school a Grade 2 (good).Fladbury WalkaboutFladbury Walkabout runs over a weekend in mid-July . It is an 'Open Gardens' event, which includes a Flower Festival, boat trips, children's activities, stalls, classic cars, live music and a Fun Run on the Sunday.John Singer SargentThe American artist John Singer Sargent, visited Fladbury in 1889. His painting, 'Two Girls with Parasols at Fladbury', is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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