How to use Ashdown in a sentence
Ironstone is found in the Wadhurst Clay, a subdivision of the Hastings beds, clays and calcareous ironstone in the Ashdown sand, but the industry has long been discontinued.
A successful skirmish at Englefield, Berks (December 31, 870), was followed by a severe defeat at Reading (January 4, 871), and this, four days later, by the brilliant victory of Ashdown, near Compton Beauchamp in Shrivenham Hundred.
Their course was not unchequered; but it was only in Wessex that they met with any effective resistance, and the victory of Ashdown (871) put no end to their advance; for, as we know, Alfred himself had at last wander a fugitive in the fastnesses of Selwood Forest.
In the vicinity (near Forest Row station) is the golf course of the Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club.
It is on the whole a region with few streams, and a considerable portion of the ancient woodland still remains in Ashdown Forest.Advertisement
According to the Chronicle he invaded Wessex as far as Ashdown in Berkshire in the year 661.
Alarmingly, the vast majority of the forward's shots went wide or were easily saved by goalkeeper Jamie Ashdown.
If Ben Elton is the stadium rocker of the new musical theater scene, Niall Ashdown is the soulful indie band.
John Ashdown studied Journalism and Contemporary History and is now working on the Guardian sports Desk as a football writer and sports sub-editor.
John Ashdown studied Journalism and Contemporary History and is now working on the Guardian Sports Desk as a football writer and sports sub-editor.Advertisement