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Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:07
I have heard that the Green Dragon in Alderbury was the original of the Blue Dragon in Charles Dickens's 'Martin Chuzzlewit'. Is this true?

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:07
I have a photograph of the Wilts and Dorset Bus Company's booking office in Amesbury: it is on the corner of the High Street and Salisbury Street, opposite the Lloyds Bank. The premises are now occupied by a ladies' and children's wear shop, but I can remember it being a milk bar. What I'd like to know is when exactly the shop was the booking office.

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:03
I have found the name Coldharbour in Wiltshire. Does this mean an area where there was a frost pocket?

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th July 2011 10:03
There has recently been a suggestion that burgage plots can be identified in Amesbury: can you tell me a little more about burgage plots?

Date Question Asked: Wednesday 25th April 2007 16:44
Could you please give me any information on what the Stonehenge Estate of housing at Boscombe, Amesbury, looked like prior to building? Any photos would be appreciated or how did Coniston Close get its name?

Date Question Asked: Monday 4th December 2006 11:07
I have heard that it is possible to have access to the inner circle of stones at Stonehenge. Who does one contact about this and how much will it cost?

Date Question Asked: Wednesday 21st January 2004 15:34
I wonder if you are able to enlighten me. We live in Amesbury and recently I bought a wind up gramophone at an auction. There is a metal plate on the case which reads E Price and sons, Handel House Amesbury. Have you any idea where this shop was located? I would be very grateful for any information you can give me.

Date Question Asked: Monday 15th September 2003 14:24
Which of Stukeley's works has an engraving of a British Druid in it?

Date Question Asked: Friday 4th July 2003 18:42
I believe my great grandfather walked the first train across Salisbury Plain in the early 1900s. Is there any documentation or photographic evidence on the construction of the railway.

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