Upavon Village
Looking towards the Antelope Inn
Christmas Illuminations
The wonderful illuminations in Down's View
Those pesky Geese
Upavon's much loved Geese in winter
River Avon
Running through the centre of Upavon
St Mary's Church Window
The Beautiful Church Window showing the story of the Nativity
St Mary's Church
A beautiful church at the heart of the village
The Ship Inn
The 16th century Ship Inn
St Mary's Church
Inside our lovely church at Christmas
Triangle House
On the Junction of A345 and A342

Church TowerUpavon Jacks (Jackdaws)

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This story was told to me by my Grandfather, when I was a boy sitting around the fire.

Villagers around here are known as Rushall Rooks, Enford Owls and Upavon Jacks.

The qualification for a "Jack" being; you had to be born within the sight of the Church Tower, of Jackdaw parents, then you were as true a "Grey Pole" Tower Jack, as the Jackdaws that built their nests in square holes in the face of the tower.

If you came to the village to settle, after so many years you qualified as a Tree Jack. Also children of Upavon Parents who, unfortunately, were born out of the village, are still only Tree Jacks.

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George (Grey Pole)
Tower Jack
 
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