The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Thursday, 21 August 2008

1984 and the Mayflower

In this hut at the bottom of St Ethelwold's, it has been said by some that, George Orwell wrote part of the novel 1984. It is also said that the ship's mast that props up much of Pulpit House, the newly converted Ask restaurant, came from the pilgrim father ship - the Mayflower.


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