Parkland at Four Ashes, 2006
Parkland at Four Ashes, 2006

Four Ashes is a hamlet in the parish of Hughenden, in Buckinghamshire, England.

It was the site of Rockhalls manor house - home to the medieval Wellesbourne family and later home to the Widmer family.[1] A farm on the site still bears the Rockhalls name and parts of the old manorial moat are visible.

Local legend tells of a dragon that lived at Four Ashes and whose image was painted onto the walls of the old manor house.[2] Also, a dell known as "Hags Pit" on the edge of the hamlet is alleged to have been connected to witchcraft.


  1. ^ "Parishes: Hughenden | British History Online". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Strange Britain: The Legend of the Hughenden Dragon". Archived from the original on 12 September 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2016.

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