Archer was from the village of Ashton-Under-Hill, in the Vale of
Evesham, in Worcesterhsire, in the West of England.
area is primarily agricultural - with rolling hills, hedgerows,
fields and orchards the rule and not the exception, even today.
lies in the shelter of Bredon Hill, a local landmark made even more
famous by Fred himself in many of his books. The village has many
intersting old farm buildings, a church and an excellent pub.
Vale of Evesham and Fred's village are about 25 miles south of Birmingham
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