- The Mythe
The Mythe is a
housebuilt on the top of a hill overlooking the town of Tewkesbury, England. There has been a house on the site for nearly a thousand years. The Mythe is the name of the house but it also the name of the surrounding area, about 4 square miles. The main road going through it is the A38 or the "Mythe Road".
The house now standing on the plot is an early Georgian house that was built in
1753. This house was later bought by the Marquis de Lis. The Marquis' emblem of the Fleur de Liswas later incorporated into the crest of the French royal family. When he bought it he had a Gothic facade put on the front and the sides of the building. He later added a servants' quarters on the back.
Mythe in Old English means the joining of two rivers. There is The Mythe located in the Parish of
Sheepyon the Warwickshireand Leicestershireborder. At The Mythe where the rivers Sence and Anchor join there is an area marked on the map as "King Dicks Hole" reputedly where King Richard IIIwatered his horses before the Battle of Bosworth Field. According to some historians including Micheal K Jones who wrote the book "Psychology of a Battle - Bosworth 1485" The Battle of Bosworthactually took place around Atherstonewith Henry Tudorcamping at Merevale Hall and Richard III camping at "The Mythe" where a farm is now situated. At The Mythe now there is a sheepand arable farm that has also diversified into [http://www.mythefarm.co.uk/ Bed & Breakfast, Equine Cross Country and Fishing] as well as running [http://www.garlandsleisure.co.uk/ Team Building and Corporate Entertainment Events]
[http://www.garlandsleisure.co.uk/ Garlands Leisure] [http://www.mythefarm.co.uk/ Mythe Farm] [http://www.mdlp.co.uk/resources/Sheepy/mythe.htm The Mythe]
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