P&TGRS has decided to use the launch of this latest publication to set up an organised system for promotion and sales of the many local history publications available. Several shops will hold copies: Village Shop on the Green; King’s Ride; Strings Music Shop; Village Hall. The books and leaflets are also available online via Paypal, cheque or cash, on the P&TG Village website at http://www.pennandtylersgreen.org.uk/
Wycombe Heath, this small book is now on sale for £3. It brings together themes from our earliest recorded history, researched and authored by Miles Green
- The importance of Wycombe Heath, once some 5,000 acres including Penn Wood, Common Wood, St John’s Wood and King’s Wood, and used by all seven surrounding parishes.
- An ancient charter recording the very informative ‘bounds’ of the Heath.
- The role of the Heath as a hunting chase for the Saxon citizens of London,
- The deer park in Penn, part of one of Alfred the Great’s estates, and still very visible.
- The role of Penn’s beacon in warning of invasion up the Thames.
- The origin of local place names,- including Penn and an earlier name for Tylers Green.
The net revenues will be returned to P&TGRS to add to their charitable Fund.