• Short Summary

    THE NATIONAL TRUST WAS NOW ACQUIRED A FURTHER PART OF RUNNYMEDE - THE HISTORIC SITE WHERE KING JOHN SIGNED THE MAGNA CARTA.

  • Description

    THE NATIONAL TRUST WAS NOW ACQUIRED A FURTHER PART OF RUNNYMEDE - THE HISTORIC SITE WHERE KING JOHN SIGNED THE MAGNA CARTA.

    THE TRUST, WHICH SINCE 1931 HAS OWNED 180 ACRES, HAS NOW TAKEN OVER AN ADJOINING HILLSIDE AND FIVE ACRES OF LAND BESIDE THE RIVER.

    JUST BEFORE THE LAST WAR, EGHAM GOT TOGETHER WITH THE SURREY AND LONDON COUNTY COUNCILS TO BUY COOPERS HILL SLOPES WHEN THEY WERE THREATENED BY BUILDING DEVELOPMENT.NOW THIS WOODED STRETCH HAS BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE NATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADN569L93NSSHPJ95LGLHLXKI
    Media URN:
    VLVADN569L93NSSHPJ95LGLHLXKI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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