Excursion to Ufton Court

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The reading took place while the reader was writing the report of the excursion which is the source for this record.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Alexander, Victor
Related place
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&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
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Related place
England
Related people
Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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&lt;br/&gt;
Ufton Court proved a most interesting + even thrilling adventure with its secret panels, 
priests’ holes and treasure hidey places. [...]&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
In the course of a happily chosen route through what I should like to describe as Newcomers 
to Reading scenery we halted at Kingsclere Church + there for the first time many of us saw a 
race horse in a stained glass church window. On looking at the type-written programme of our 
way I see we passed other spots with alluring names ‘Round Oak’, the Falcon, the Pineapple, 
the Ship, the Bolton Arms but no stops were permitted at any of these, and as official 
programmes were only issued to actual drivers of cars, our passengers were brought safely 
through in blissful ignorance of the potency of Berkshire welcome. [...]&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
The official route is appended.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;[The typescript of the itinerary, with handwritten title, is pasted into the minutebook and 
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&lt;br/&gt;
Excursion to Ufton Court&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
If time allows, pause Kingsclere for short visit to Church.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
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