Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

East Hagbourne

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51°35'27"-01°14'29" show decimal

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East Hagbourne
Oxfordshire

How to get here from Sovereign Place:

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Road: Head west along St. John's Road, and then cross over the A4130 and continue on through South Moreton and onto Aston Upthorpe. Turn right, and then right again onto the B4016. Follow this to East Hagbourne, then turn left onto Main Road as the road bears right, and continue onto the war memorial. (6.5 miles, 13m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

Roadside

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot By War Memorialdot

Photo

Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Android Invasion (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah look round the empty village.

The Android Invasion (3)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The truck leaves with the villagers on board.

The Android Invasion (3)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
Styggron leaves having tied the Doctor up.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Android Invasion (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah look round the empty village.

The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
Sarah runs up to release the Doctor.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Android Invasion (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25 Jul 1975

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Android Invasion (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah look round the empty village.

 

Additional Notes:

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The War Memorial is dedicated to those who fought in the Second World War.

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The telephone box might have been a real one at the time; if so it has long-since been removed.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot The Fleur De Lysdot

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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The Android Invasion (1)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah head to the pub.

The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
A truck arrives with villagers on board.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 26th May 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
Corporal Adams and the androids pause at the pub.

The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
Sarah leaves the pub, but sees an android by the truck.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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The Android Invasion (3)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
Sarah arrives to save the Doctor.

 

Additional Notes:

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There are photos and newspaper articles from filming on display inside the pub!

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Shoe Lanedot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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The Android Invasion (2)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
The Doctor returns to the village.

 

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The Android Invasion (2)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
The androids observe the Doctor going to the post office.

 

 

Access: privateStatus: altereddot The Oast Housedot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"Taken from the driveway by the house; apparently the owner doesn't mind photos being taken, but with the van parked in front I decided not to wander into the grounds on this occasion!"

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The Android Invasion (3)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah seek shelter in Stygron's base before the bomb activates.

 

Additional Notes:

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The Oast House is a converted barn, now used as a holiday home.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot No 26dot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"The door has been repainted a tasty pink since my last visit!"

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The Android Invasion (2)
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Filmed: 25 Jul 1975
The Doctor hunts for a working telephone at the post office.

 

Additional Notes:

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This building really was the village post office at the time of filming! It was converted into a private residence during the 1990s, though the post box remains and is still in use!

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot River Pathdot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah arrive at the village

The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
An android watches Sarah run away from the pub.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Fielddot

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 15th February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"Field showing where Sarah and the Doctor enter the village, passing by a seat (just visible behind the new trees)."

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The Android Invasion (1)
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Filmed: 24 Jul 1975
The Doctor and Sarah evade the androids.

 

Additional Notes:

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The field is accessed at the end of the path that along the stream from the main road.

Other nearby locations:

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Radiation Protection Division (The Android Invasion). Road (3.9 miles, 10m) : Head west out of East Hagbourne, towards West Hagbourne. Continue on to the A417, then turn left and immediately right onto the A4185. Follow this, passing over the A34, and then the business park is on the left. Parking Visitor car park

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Sovereign Place (The Invasion). Road (6.5 miles, 13m) : Head east through the village, then turn right onto Blewbury Road (B4016). Follow this until you reach the next main left turn (Hagbourne Road) and follow this to Aston Upthorne. Turn (first) left into Thorpe Street, and then left again into Fullers Road. Follow this through South Moreton and onto Wallingford. Cross over the A4130 and continue into Wallingford, Sovereign Place is along here on the right-hand side.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Tubney Wood (The Android Invasion): 8.55 miles.

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Tidmarsh Lane (Planet of the Spiders): 9.74 miles.

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Tidmarsh Manor (Planet of the Spiders): 10.79 miles.

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Crowsley Park BBC Receiving Station (Logopolis): 13.51 miles.

Production Notes:

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The story implies that the brook path where the Doctor and Sarah arrive at the village comes out by the memorial, though in fact its much further down the Main Road! Ditto for when Sarah sees the faceless android by the truck opposite the pub!

Related Stories

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The Android Invasion [24-25 Jul 1975]: The village of Devesham

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