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a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire
About Stony Stratford
In 1742, a great fire was started when a maid hid some sheets up a chimney in the Bull hotel. The resulting fire destroyed a large portion of the town, including most of Mary Magdalen Church, of which only the tower remains. Over 100 other buildings were also destroyed.
The river Ouse flows around the town and is crossed by a ford, indeed the very name itself 'Stony Stratford' is Anglo Saxon in origin and means 'ford on a Roman road'.
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Old George Hotel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
The Bull Hotel
Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire, England (1.8 miles, 2.8 km, direction NW)
Elm Tree Farm
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Home Farm Bed & Breakfast
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YHA Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England (2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction E)
Coffee Pot Tavern
Potterspury, Northamptonshire, England (2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NW)
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Random England fact:
Wainhouse Tower is a folly in the parish of King Cross, on the south west side of Halifax. At 275 feet, it is the tallest structure in Calderdale and the tallest folly in the world, it was erected between 1871-1875. The main shaft is octagonal with a square base and 403 stairs leading to the first of two viewing platforms.
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