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GROVELY FOREST RIGHTS GREAT WISHFORD WILTSHIRE 1970s 1980s (13 images)

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The Grovely Forest Rights. Wishford Magna, Wiltshire. The right to collect wood from the Grovely Forest is celebrated each year on 29 May outside Salisbury Cathedral by villagers from Wishford Magna who perform a dance carrying ‘nitches’, bundles of dried wood on their heads during the afternoon Oak Apples are worn and there is a parade around the village under the banner 'Grovely Grovely Grovely and all Grovely. Unity is Strength.' Finally there is a decorated cottage...
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