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IKBR Ltd - Reaching Out, Reaching Up in & around Awre

Awre is an ancient place with a history going back before Saxon times. It has been listed in the Doomsday Book, and has character molded over the years by winds and tides of the River Severn. Once it boasted an important harbour and although all trace of this is lost now, salmon fishing is still carried out by local people.

Blakeny Hill, Awre offers low-lying and fertile riverside land which has been utilised for the farming industry, which has given it its "working" village atmosphere with its farms. A conservation area is continually being developed. At present, it is home to several young trees and shrubs. Oak bollards have been provided to protect the area and two or three small shrubs at the back of the verge.

Awre retains its natural charm with traditional verges, hedges and old buildings. Its inhabitants take a pride in the looks and spirits of the village. The local Inn serves food. Pronounced 'oar' this large agricultural parish is situated south of Newnham, below the River Severn's famous great horseshoe bend and fine views of the estuary can be had from the footpath, which follows the riverbank. Awre was originally one of the largest Forest Parishes and was held by the King, but it also claimed some lands in the parish of Slimbridge across the river. In the mid-13th century, the main river channel that runs down the estuary switched its course and began to erode away the shore, riverbank and land on the Awre side.

As a result of this erosion, it is estimated that Awre lost about one third of its territory and even today, the parish boundary is set about three quarters of the way across the estuary as if the parish is hoping that one day, its lands will be restored. One legacy of this period is the lost village of Woodend, which was a small hamlet lying half a mile south of Awre. This used to be some way from the river but as erosion increased, the waters gradually began to edge closer until, in the 'Great Floods' of 1741, Woodend was finally swept away. All that remains of this lost village today is a scatter of bricks and stones which can be seen at low water on the sands.

St Andrews, Awre - The church of St. Andrews, Awre dates back to early 13th century and the churchyard contains a 1000 year old yew tree and under the tree, beside the church, there are graves of fishermen who drowned in the River Severn in the days of the old Severn Trow sailing ships. The church lies among scattered farms in a loop of the River Severn. It has an embattled 15th century west tower with three stages divided by string courses and diagonal buttresses. A 13th century doorway has been reset within the tower as well as a window in the porch. The church has been lightly restored by Waller & Son in 1875. Inside the church you will find a magnificent wooden chest, carved out of a single trunk of an elm tree, which was supposedly used for laying out bodies recovered from the River Severn. Outside there is a good collection of typical Forest of Dean tombstones.

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Haulotte HP16 Rough Terrain Cherry Picker

Haulotte H16TPX rough terrain 4 wheel drive straight stick boom manufactured in 2007. With horizontal outreach of 12.3 metres and working height of 15.4 metres. In good used condition with 4017 recorded hours. This machine comes with a new LOLER cert and is fully serviced and checked. This model benefits from foam filled tyres and 360 degree continuous turntable rotation with the Haulotte fantastic 4 wheel drive system.

Recently refurbished including a new Slew bearing and platform control box and various other parts

UK Delivery can be arranged, please feel free to contact me for a quote.

Final price will be £11,500 PLUS VAT with a full vat invoice supplied

Used MEWP & Access Equipment for Sale Services Provided in:
  • Awre
  • Access platform
  • Powered access
  • Cherry picker
  • Scissor lift
  • Stickboom
  • Towers
  • Vehicle mounted access
  • Trailer mounted access
  • Push around access
  • Mast boom
  • Vertical mast lift
  • Material lift
  • Glass lift
  • Articulated boom lift
  • Telescopic boom lift
  • Rotating boom lift
  • Tracked boom lift
  • Spider boom lift