Local History

A Study over Time, Woodstock and the Palace

Suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2.

The building of Blenheim Palace had a major impact on Woodstock and the surrounding area. There have, so far, been 12 Dukes of Marlborough and all have been involved in local affairs. Some have brought about significant changes such as the building of the Oxford Canal and the Woodstock railway.

This visit looks at local history concentrating on the past 300 years but also looking at significant local people or events before the arrival of the Spencer-Churchill family.

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