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About Our Area

More than just Towton

The battlefield of Towton sits within a beautiful and historic landscape.

At the southern edge of the battlefield is the village of Saxton where, in the grounds of All Saint’s Church, you will find the tomb of Lord Dacre (a Lancastrian lord who was killed during the battle) and also the Towton Memorial.

The tomb of Lord Dacre (a Lancastrian lord who was killed during the battle) at All Saints Church in Saxton
The tomb of Lord Dacre

Just a mile or so away is Lead Church, now the sole remnant of what was once a thriving medieval village and across the road from the Crooked Billet public house.

Local Businesses

The Crooked Billet

The Crooked Billet

Saxton
Tadcaster
LS24 9QN

Website: https://crooked-billet.co.uk/
Email: info@crooked-billet.co.uk
Tel : 01937 557389

The Rockingham Arms

The Rockingham Arms

Main Street
Towton
Tadcaster
LS24 9PB

Website: https://www.therockinghamarms.pub/
Email: bookings@therockinghamarms.pub
Tel: 01937 530948

The Greyhound Inn

The Greyhound Inn

1 Church Ct
Saxton
Tadcaster
LS24

Tel: 01937 557202

Ash Tree Inn

Ash Tree Inn

London Road,
Barkston Ash,
LS24 9PP

Website: https://www.theashtreeinn.co.uk/
Email: hello@theashtreeinn.co.uk
Tel: 01937 557613

Heart of Yorkshire

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