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information panel beside the footbridge

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‘Look to the east, across the Thames, and you can see the land rise - this is the western end of Wytham Woods.

‘Since the 13th century, the Wharf Stream was used to transport stone, coal, timber, hay, grain, salt and other goods the 900m from the Thames through the watermeadows to the edge of Eynsham. Eynsham Wharf was a bustling port next to the Talbot Inn. After 600 years of activity, the last boatload of coal was carried in 1925...’

‘Wharf Stream Way’ (2011-2019) crosses Wharf Stream itself at the footbridge - follow the story.

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