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  • An added slur was cast upon Inkpen in the handing to the neighbouring Walbury Hill Camp of an additional five feet by these interfering Ordnance surveyors.

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • From here we may continue more or less along the summits of the chalk uplands until the famous Inkpen, or

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • Inkpen village is more than a mile away to the north.

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • We travelled as directed, and found that the "big hill" was the Inkpen

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • After the 4 and half days 'conference was over we got a cable from Inkpen (for E. G.C.I) requesting the postponement till March but cabled back that it was all over, slogan adopted, and we were now trying to finance elections.

    Sidney Percival Bunting

  • Inkpen was a character, as a self-taught entomologist, breeding in me then the rabies of collecting moths and beetles, as a couple of boxes full of such can still prove.

    My Life as an Author

  • The mention of Brodie reminds me that I spent a year copying old deeds in his murky chamber, 49 Lincoln's Inn Fields, where nobody could read his handwriting except his clerk (appropriately yclept Inkpen), and when he couldn't it was handed back to Mr. Brodie for exposition, wherein if he himself failed, as was sometimes the case, he had to write a new Opinion.

    My Life as an Author

  • Another curious instance of foxes playing was related to me by a gentleman at the little village of Inkpen, near the Beacon, in

    A Shepherd's Life Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs

  • Inkpen sneaked off to hide herself in her village, and Coombe, determined to keep the subject in mind, set up a brand-new stout gibbet in the place of the old rotting one.

    Afoot in England

  • Many, many years had gone by when Inkpen discovered from old documents that their little dishonest neighbour, Coombe, had taken more land than she was entitled to, that not only a part but the whole of that noble hill-top belonged to her!

    Afoot in England

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