Burying The Hatchet

At the Knoll in Sherington, peace was made between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge at a spot equidistant between the two cities.

The village pump was used to wash away the bitterness of times past, a dove was released and a tree planted. On 24 February 1995, a re-enactment of the original ceremony was held and the two universities reaffirmed their vows.

Find out more on Sherington Historical Society webpage: www.mkheritage.org.uk/shhs/hatchet.htm