Private Robert Jones VC, was a hero of Rorke’s Drift – the major battle in South Africa of the Anglo Zulu war of 1879. He and his comrades successfully defended their station against numerous attacks by around 3,5000 Zulu warriors. Continue reading
The church of St. Peter sits in the middle of the village of Peterchurch, and dates from the 12th century, but there was possibly an earlier Saxon building nearer to the River Dore.
The church was extensively restored by the Victorians. Continue reading