Place:Pirton, Worcestershire, England

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NamePirton
TypeVillage
Located inWorcestershire, England
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Pirton is a small village in the English county of Worcestershire.

Pirton has some uncommon features for a village. A folly- near Pirton pool, (the earl of Crome built them for picnic houses, but when he lost his money the follys fell into disrepair) Pirton has a wood-Counsel Owened- (left on the picture) A lake called Pirton Pool. The Church has an amazing history. It is about half a mile away from "main" Pirton (see picture) The Residents moved away at the time of the black death Circa 1357 There is a ditch which was a mass grave for those who died because of the illness. This means Pirton Church is about 500 years old. Though It still Conducts Services On Sundays or e.g.: Mass.

Pirton has a Level Crossing which used to be called Pirton Sidings due to sidings use to being there. Pirton Level Crossing is a highly filmed Level Crossing for Rail Enthusiasts.

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