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Carterton may well have seen earlier settlements than our recent town. Bronze age flint tools have been found in the area and a round barrow, now levelled, suggests that there may have been an Iron Age settlement near the crossroads. Roman settlements have been found at Alvescot and Kencot. Much of what is now the northern part of the town was owned by the Moleyns family from at least 1369, but in 1429 William Lord Moleyns was killed at the siege of Orleans and the land passed to the Hungerford family. During the mediaeval period the main road through Carterton was one of the most important in the country, taking trains of packhorses laden with Cotswold wool over Radcot Bridge and on to Southampton for export to the weaving centres of Europe.
In the 1770s the land was acquired by the Duke of Marlborough. Rock Farm was built in about 1823 as a typical Georgian farm complex, with a yard in front and two matching threshing barns, one of which is now the Catholic Church, pictured on the right. The pattern of the present settlement dates from 1894 when part of the estate was sold to Homesteads Limited whose director was William Carter.
The land was divided into plots of 6 acres and sold for 20 an acre with bungalows costing from 120. Many of the settlers were retired soldiers and refugees from the towns. Carterton soon made its name in the market gardening world. Black grapes from Frenchester Nurseries and the famous Carterton tomatoes were sold at Covent Garden Market. There are still a few of the original tin or asbestos settlers bungalows in the town. The village flourished, with a tin mission church and the first large building The Emporium being built in 1911 with an upstairs room for meetings and dances. This later became the Co-op, then The Golden Eagle, and is now Ye Olde Aviator. With the growth of the village, the small mission church at the central crossroads was replaced in 1963 by the church of St. John the Evangelist. The link with the mother church of St. Marys at Black Bourton was kept alive by the donation of one of the bells from the tower. This was made by H. Knight of Reading and is dated 1619.
We will collect the scrap car from Carterton or the surrounding area and dispose of it through our nationwide network of 23 fully licensed Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) Sites who will scrap your car in line with End of Life (ELV) Legislation, and provide you with a Certificate of Destruction which we file online with the DVLA. So you can rest assured your car has been scrapped legally.
For a hassle free fast way to scrap your car in Carterton please complete the fields in the form to the right and we will provide an instant online scrap car price with the choice to accept and arrange scrapping or decline our scrap car offer.
Should you have any queries, then please contact a member of our team on 03001000277 to discuss your scrap car collection and what cash payment you will receive, or alternatively contact us and let us know your scrap a car for cash query.
Raw2K ATF sites utilise the advised environmental disposal methods/process as per ELV/ATF Guidelines and legislation.
Raw2Ks operations are focused upon lowering our waste and increasing recycling, therefore providing us with a controlled and reduced sustainability impact wherever possible. A scrap car is much greener than an abandoned car and the owner is paid cash for scrapping their car.
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