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Next Edition of the Little Missenden Messenger Published 20th October 2009

Letter from the Vi carage

September 2009

Faith & The Go d Machine A year ago this mo nth, the population of planet earth we the Parish of Little nt about its busine Missenden, folk gat ss as normal, whi hered for morning knowledge that, con lst in serv ice in the Parish trary to the dooms Church, safe in the ayer’s predictions, 2008, deep underg we were all ‘still her round the French -Swiss border, the e’. On September fired around the 17 first beams of pro 10th mile circular ‘tub tons had been suc e’ of the Large Ha Nuclear Research cessfully dron Collider (LHC) (CERN). Ultimately at the plan is to ‘ste the European Cen the 17 mile circuit er’ two beams of tre for at a speed of one protons continuous circuit every 90 mic rev olutions of the ly around roseconds (the equ 17 mile circuit eve ival ry ent second) in opposi cause the beams of 11,000 te directions, eve to collide in an ‘ato ntually to deliberate m smasher’, literall recreate the momen ly y smashing the par t of creation itself, ticles apart in ord or billionths of a the resulting sub-ato er to second after the ‘Big mic fragments for Bang’, to inv estigat new discov eries (tha practice as a child, e t’s ‘boy s-own’ phy smashing things apart to find out sics like I used to expressed by som how they work!) Rep e, admittedly sen ortedly , concerns sationalised by the to the risk of a cata had been popular press, tha cly smic end to life t theoretical phy sic as we know it, as result in the sponta s pointed smashing proton neous creation of s together in this ‘black holes’ on ear of an eye. In the eve wa y could th which would con nt, no collisions we sume us all in the re engineered, as machinery , resulti blink a fault emerged som ng in the Collider’s ewhere in the vas shut-down until late caution against del t r this year. Nev erth ving into the mome ele ss, those who wou nt of Creation itse point. ld lf, to know the min d of God, had ma de their It is no surprise, the refore, that the LHC quests is that for has been nicknamed the so-called ‘God the ‘God Machine’, Particle’, the ‘Hig who in the 1960’s as one of its chief gs Bosun’ named first postulated tha after the English Pro t there must be an armchair scientis fessor as yet undiscover t vocabulary ) – ‘stu ed – to use my lay ff’ which giv es all existence’ which man’s, other matter its ma causes particles to ss (the inv isible ‘glu stick together to Phy sics’ ‘Standard e of form ‘things’, eve Model’, an explan rything) and makes ation of life as we endeav our as dia sense of know it. Now, far metrically oppose from seeing this d to religion, I, for inv olved the minds scientific one, find the LHC and ingenuity of tho enterprise, which usands of scientists be a profoundly spir has and engineers thr itual quest, one whi oughout the world, ch, much as Darwin enhances, rather to than detracts from ’s quest a century , the awe and won and a half ago, and makes the pro der and beauty and bability of God far complexity of cre more, not less, like is another examp atio n, ly. In fact, much as le of the complemen I wrote last month tarity of science and years ago, St Paul , this faith, the one info wrote to the young rming the other. 200 church at Ephesu ‘who is above all, s (Ephesians 4. 4-1 0 and through all, and 0) of the in giv es matter its ma you all’ – in other reality of God, words, the ‘God Par ss, but also its me aning. ticle’, who not onl y I hav e just watche d two rather enterta ining dvds: in the ‘Angels & Demons sequel to Dan Bro ’ (which, whilst a wn’s Da Vinci Cod lot of cinematic non together fact with e, sense – Brown him an awful lot of fict self admits to wea ion – was still sus Professor Robert ving pensefully enterta Langdon is hot on ining) the Symbol the trail of the the which the bad guy ogist ft of some ‘anti-m s are threatening atter’ from the LHC to destroy the Vat to the drama, the , with ican in a catacly smi Pope has recently c explosion of ligh died, and Langdo Archiv es, so has to t. To add n needs Papal per ask the Pope’s cha mission to enter mberlain, ‘Il Cam motive - a dialogu the Vatican erlengo’, who firs e ensues: t wishes to know Camerlengo: “Do Lan gdon’s you believ e in God sir? Langdon: Father Camerlengo: “I did , I simply believe tha not ask if you bel ieve what man say t religion…” Langdon: “I’m an s about God, I ask academic. My min ed if you believe in d tells me I will nev heart?” Langdon: God.” er understand God “...tells me I’m not .” Camerlengo: “An meant to. Faith is d your a gift that I hav e Faith indeed is a yet to rec eive gift, not something .” that can be forced intuition to be dis , imposed, or ma cov ered. In the film nufactured, but per ‘Bridge to Terabithia attends church wit haps an ’, a young girl, Les h her new-found frie lie, a creativ e free-s nd Jess, his younge singing "The Old pirit, Rugged Cross" and r sister Maybelle, and their parents. listening to the ser the "whole Jesus thi After mon, she gushes ng is interesting ... to Jess and May bel I think it's beautif seriousness of God le that ul." May belle pro 's judgment, explain mptly rebuffs her ing that "if you don to hell when you with the die." Leslie's unconv 't believe in the Bibl inced. “I really don e, God will damn busy running all this 't think God will dam you ," she responds, refe n you to hell ... He' You hav e to believ rring to the natura s too e it, and you hate l world they see aro it. I dont hav e to und them. believe it, and I thin k its beautiful. With every blessin g, Fr John


Festival Chairman John Buston on a 50 year success story…


hy has the Festival kept going for so long? Well, Little Missenden is a delightful and unspoilt village set in rolling Chilterns countryside. Most performances are given in the fine and intimate acoustic of the village’s Saxon-cum-Norman church of St John the Baptist, with its celebrated medieval wall paintings. Imaginative programme planning which weaves together unfamiliar, new or forgotten repertoire with established classics and by young artists making a name for themselves works well, with a dedication to quality in repertoire, performance and presentation of events. In an informal and friendly atmosphere, concerts usually generate a lively buzz of conversation in the intervals and after the performances. There is a strong backbone of local support from the Festival Friends and other benefactors, whose donations enable it to attract artists that a small rural festival just could not afford from ticket income alone. And it has a dedicated team of volunteers who work through the year to make sure audiences enjoy a stimulating and well-organised experience. From Jazz to Beethoven, Bach & Mozart, new music by John Taverner and Richard Drakeford, other highlights of this year’s Festival will be the great cellist Rohan de Saram who will play Richard Drakeford’s Second Cello Suite (the work that opened the first Little Missenden Festival concert in 1960), and Ruth Padel, a great, great granddaughter of Charles Darwin, reading her poetry and discussing his life and work. Visit the website at for more information about the programme, or call the box office on 01494 864686.

Then & Now: The Little Missenden Festival, & renowned cellist Rohan de Saram, in 1960, and today.


Golden Music Jubilee: 50 years of The Little Missenden Festival of music & the arts Between the 9th & 18th October Little Missenden will be celebrating 50 years of its annual Festival of music & the arts, founded in 1960 by lovingly remembered villager Pat Harrison (pictured left). In 1969, celebrating the first successful ten years of the Festival, Pat wrote of its conception:


he idea of a Festival here started just before Christmas 1959 when Rohan de Saram and Richard Drakeford were staying for the weekend at Dering Cottage: both were at Oxford and Richard Drakeford (left) knew Rohan well. As I drove Rohan back to Oxford I remarked that I had hardly managed to do anything for music in my life; a certain amount of teaching, a few small compositions窶馬othing really. Rohan said

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Rachel Podger & Gary Cooper performing at the 48th Little Missenden Festival in 2007. 5

Champion of track & field

or How: fast was he!


etired landlord of the Crown Inn in Little Missenden, Ron How has anything but retired from competition. As family and friends know well, back in the 1960’s Ron was a champion of the speedway TRACK, and in retirement remains a perennial champion of the village FIELD, revered for the size of his onions and the length of his runner beans which regularly beat the competition at the Village Show. It was undoubtedly that same competitive spirit which saw Ron through a bout of serious illness last year. We reproduce here an extract from an article about Ron’s Speedway career which appeared in Speedway Star earlier this year.


Landlord Trevor How can look out of the kitchen door of the Crown Inn and see the field where his Dad’s racing career really began … Then he can walk back inside the 17th

Doreen & Ron How, & The Crown in Little Missenden

century pub he now runs in the Buckinghamshire village of Little Missenden and scan the pictures on the walls. They tell the remarkable dual tale of a sporting family from farming stock that bred not only a World Finalist but a professional footballer (Trevor) who helped Watford climb from the lower reaches of the old Fourth Division to the brink of the top-flight.

He said: “I don’t remember much about any of the World Cup Finals except that I broke my back at Gothenburg in the first one and it cost me my place in that year’s World Final. I got smashed and flew back to Heathrow Airport. They took me to Amersham Hospital and I was three weeks on my back,” he said. “We wouldn’t take our own mechanics, we would just have one or two helping the whole team. We only had one bike each and maybe a spare engine but that was it and we had to pay for our own tyres and everything. I’m not being blasé but you used to fly out in an old Dakota, they would take some of the seats out for the bikes, have a few days around the meeting and then fly back again. Being a young chap, you wouldn’t think of anything of it but it was nothing like today where riders have bikes in different countries and fulltime mechanics.”

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Trevor is clearly proud of Dad Ron’s achievement – and rightly so. Ron who used to combine the twin roles of top rider and mine host at The Crown, was in eight World Finals – best finish was joint fourth in his farewell appearance in 1964 – and rode in each of the first three World Team Cup Finals and again in 1964. Ron will be 80 in December, but was transported back to 1960 as he sifted through his cuttings book and leafed through old programmes that only tell a fraction of his life turning left. His family confess they thought they were going to lose him last year when he was in hospital with prostate cancer and heart problems but the resolve and inner courage that played such a big part in his racing career pulled him through. Now he’s looking ahead to being able to win yet more prizes for his onions and runner beans at this summer’s Little Missenden Village Show, organised by the local branch of the Women’s Institute. Ron clearly takes pride in his horticultural expertise, but is modestly reticent about his achievements on the track.

And the winner is...Ron is No 1 again at this year’s Little Missenden Village Show with the longest runner bean


(Continued from page 7) “I can remember one meeting in Poland – probably a Test match – when we got there a bit late and they held it up a little bit for us but by the time we got there it was dark and they didn’t have any floodlights. So they got cars all the way round the track and had the headlights on so we could do the meeting. I said to ‘Mac’ (Ken McKinlay) that I was not very keen because the Poles were very hard riders so we didn’t try too hard although the Poles rode as they normally would even though it wasn’t that easy to see! I felt sorry for the Polish people, they had all the old buildings knocked down by the occupying Russians, this was in the old Iron Curtain and it was hard for them. There was rationing and you heard stories of lads getting killed training because being a speedway rider was one way of getting out of the poverty. It was so different for me, being a young chap in his 20s and never being abroad before.” It as an alarming introduction to a different world for Ron who had been brought up on his father’s tenancy farm rented off Squire Drake in the rolling Chiltern Hills, just half an hour’s walk from his current cottage home. He recalls: “The squire would take us – my parents, my three brothers and sister – and all the other farming tenants to the big house at Christmas. We’d sit around the table for jellies and then your name would be called out and Father Christmas, standing by the big Christmas tree would take a little parcel off and hand it to you. I suppose we were only paupers or peasants and this is what happened with rich people, for everyone else the money wasn’t there in the thirties. “The Squire, who we all called Sir, had a few thousand acres and about 15 tenants. My father was one of them and the Drake family owned all the land until the 50s when it had to be sold to some sausage makers because of death duties. I was only 15 when the War finished, I was working on Dad’s farm and got to the stage I didn’t know what I was doing in life.Then speedway started and a new career started for me. That was a bit of a different way of life.


“When I started, you’d get £1 a start and £1 a point. If you worked you would get maybe three bob (15p) an hour, £1 a day and you’d go to a meeting and could get as much in a night’s racing as some people were earning in a month. That’s what happened with a lot of sportsmen, you would earn more money than going to work and that was the inspiration years ago, the money. You had to get into the top ten to earn the big money though, you could earn £25 to £30 a night and you’d get the open meetings, Test matches, lots of extra meetings and you could be racing in London along five nights a week!”

Ron had gone to a speedway meeting at Wembley shortly after the end of the Second World War but had no thoughts about trying his hand until they staged a grass track meeting in the village. He admits: “It was the first one after the war and was on the cricket pitch. There must have been about 2,000 people there and I think I got the bug from there. “My brother Eddie said, ‘let’s have a little go’ and this is how it all started.” He joined the Amersham and Chalfont Grass track Club and within a year was invited for speedway trials by Harringay who, along with West Ham and Wembley, ran regular training sessions at Rye House in 1949. Prospective riders only had to report for duty with their leathers and boots and would be kitted out and loaned a school bike for the day. He clearly impressed the tutors, was signed by the Raers and came through the ranks, racing in the second-half junior meeting before his First Division debut in 1951. Little more than a year later, he was making his World Final debut and he stayed at Green Lanes until the track’s closure. He moved to Wimbledon in 1955, forming a potent heat leader spearhead with World Champions Ronnie Morre and Barry Briggs. Ron took over The Crown Inn in 1964 – it had been in his wife Doreen’s family since they moved into the beautiful, peaceful village from Swindon. And she created a bit of a stir with the young lads, Ron recalling: “She was about 12 or 13 when she first came and there was a little bit of new ‘crumpet’ in the village. “I used to go into the pub to play darts and, as she got a little bit older, I kissed her under the mistletoe one Christmas and it started from there. We finally got married in 1954, I took the pub in 1964 and got out of it in 1994, when my son Trevor took over. And every year I was in the pub I’d put up a piece of mistletoe in the same place as where it had been the Christmas I first kissed her!” It’s a truly romantic tale – and some of the old drawing pin marks can still be seen in the pub ceiling – from someone who had to be tough and rugged on the track. With tracks closing down every week or so during the fifties and team places dwindling as fast as a modern-day pensioner’s retirement savings, it had to be every man for himself. By the time the World Cup was launched in 1960, Ron had ridden in four World Finals and was ranked as England’s number two behind Peter Craven. In the first two years of the competition, England raced against Australia and New Zealand (and, in the first season, a mongrel side, quaintly named The Challengers) for the right to go through to the final.

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Little Missenden Village Show 2009


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ore entries than ever were received for this year’s Village Show in Little Missenden, on Saturday 12th September, making it one of the most successful ever. An array of colourful floral displays, perfectly grown blooms of v ari ous k inds, v eget abl es distinguished by size or length,

Village Show 2009

children’s artwork, photography, homegrown fayre of every sort, made for an extravagant celebration of rural life at the heart of the Parish. This years Show culminated in a Harvest Hog Roast in the Village Hall in the evening, enjoyed by many in the village. 11






Bucks Best Kept Village 2009


n Saturday 12th September Vice Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire Jenny Hopkirk presented the Gurney Cup to Little Missenden Parish Councillor Des Legg, which is awarded to the Buckinghamshire Best Kept Village with a population of up to 500 people. The village narrowly missed out on the award last year because of a dilapidated bus shelter, but after the Parish Council allocated money to renovate the shelter, judges made the award for the first time in 47 years., commenting also upon the fine condition of the churchyards, in which the Parochial Church Council has invested considerably over the last 18 months, thanks not least to the generosity of very many friends and relatives of those commemorated in them.

Vice Lord Lieutenant Jenny Hopkirk presents the Gurney Cup to Cllr Des Legg on the Red Lion Green; Landlord Alan How & son Paul, David Hill & many other villagers, along with Des Legg & others, worked hard to ensure that the village was rewarded this year. 16

(Continued from page 8) Ron had the honour of going out for the first-ever World Cup race in this country. In 1961, England again ruled domestically but after a second and third place in the World Final, it was decided to enter an all embracing British Commonwealth side, racing under the Great Britain banner in 1962. Ron retained his place as one of three Englishmen in that team and still has the colourful pennant that was handed to all the riders in the World Final at Slany, Czechoslovakia. He remembers: “They also gave us a lovely crystal flower vase, blue and quite nice!”

Ron had his last ride at the same place he had taken his first World Cup outing: Wimbledon. The date was Monday, July 5, 1965, and Ron had just finished third in Heat 5 of the Great Britain v Soviet Union international when his throttle stuck open and he plunged into the fence. He said: “It was a terrible track, I’d never known it like that and I don’t know what they were trying to do.Even if I hadn’t crashed I wouldn’t have ridden again the way it was.The throttle jammed after crossing over the line and I dislocated my shoulder and also had a pelvic injury. I had the pub by then and decided that was it – and never rode again.”

50 Years on: The founding of the Little Missenden Festival (cont’d from page 5) “you ought to start a festival in your village to play and talk. I would like to come. It seems a place that has a harmonious atmosphere.” This seemed a better idea than crowding all my friends into one small sitting room to hear him play: I said, however, that the village was very small. Next morning, lying awake early, the faces of people who might be interested kept bobbing up, until I thought “I believe we could do something.” How it went on: Philip James: A splendid thought! Go and see Eric White at the Arts Council. Eric White: Am I interested in ideas? Of course— proceed… Nancy Strode: Go and see Ursula Vaughan-Williams. Mrs Vaughan-Williams: Have a clubroom in the school, and get your money first. First patron: It’s an honour to be asked… Non-patron: I am not interested but you may use my name on your notepaper. Non-patron: I only back things that will succeed. Bob Henderson: I don’t mind putting a tenner on it. Non-patron: Why not take Aylesbury town hall? Mrs Boucher: I know you will succeed in Little Missenden if you want to enough. Francis Roberts (vicar): I have always wished for a Festival in the church. Geraint Jones: Get a good treasurer, and be prepared to be disliked. Richard Drakeford: I’ll think of some music we’d like to hear. Ailsa Dixon: Have a concert for children, and try to do a play in the church. A realist: The village hall looks rather derelict (not any more!). Michael Cox: Cheer up, after all, it’s a village; people will like it. Sir Bruce Ingram: I will lend early watercolours. Philip James: I will select and arrange them. Rohan de Saram: I could play Rubbra’s cello sonata with him. Geraint Jones: I could bring a string orchestra and Helen Watts. Pat Harrison: I must get some more funds. Neil Saunders: I could conduct the Great Missenden Choral Society Richard Drakeford: I know music undergraduates in Oxford.

Neil Saunders: You should use the St Christopher motif. Jane Nicholson: I've done the drawing. Godfrey Harrison: I'll do the layout. Bill Summers: We've made a block; it looks good (& still does!) Philip James (chairman of the committee): We must have a party to launch the Festival. A Realist: Who will get it ready? Ann Pretty: I'll help. Someone: Who will pour the drinks? Three teenagers: If we've nothing else on, we'll stroll down and see if anyone turns up and pour them a drink. Betty Hart: I've run home for more sherry glasses. Laurie Meynell: This party is a success. Margaret Laws (headmistress): I will clear the school for a clubroom. Ann Gammell: Come and meet Joan Riches Joan Riches and Ria Vogel: We will be responsible for catering and cook omelettes. Many Others: We will cook too. Jim Lennards: I will ask for a licence. Mr and Mrs Moore: We will look after the bar. The Harts: We have planned out the seating and will be the box office. The Smiths: We will move the pews. Sid Orchard: I will arrange for bell ringing. Louis McNeice: I will read some of my poems Michael Cox: By candlelight. A Churchwarden: Are all these people our parishioners? A parishioner: Will there be fag ends in the font and beer in the belfry? Francis Roberts: John North is to give us a £30 grant from the Bucks County Council. Philip James: The Arts Council of Great Britain are sending their regional music officer to observe the Sunday concert. Mrs Edmondes: I have put a large vase high up with lilies in it. Pat Harrison: The Cochin's lighting is marvelous. Everyone: The Church has never looked more beautiful! Pat Harrison, 1969.


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he Anglican Parish of St John the Baptist, Little Missenden remains one of England’s treasures: the unspoilt charm of the ancient village sits comfortably at the heart of the Parish alongside the newer and growing communities of Hyde Heath and Little Kingshill. Our ancient Parish Church, which has touched the lives of generations of families for more than 1030 years, lies at the heart of the community, with community at its heart. For more information visit or telephone 01494 862008.

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The Parish of St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist, Little Missenden

Little Missenden, Hyde Heath and Little Kingshill Patron: The Earl Howe PARISH PRIEST The Revd John Simpson, The Vicarage, Little Missenden HP7 0RA. THE PARISH OFFICE TEL: 01494 862008 Website:

LICENSED LAY MINISTER & SEC. TO PCC: PCC: Mr. Gary Beynon,, 20 Westfield, Hyde Heath HP6 5RE TEL: 01494 774111 CHURCHWARDENS: Mrs Marian Dickinson The Pippins, Brays Close, Hyde Heath HP6 5RZ TEL: TEL 01494 792694

CHURCHES TOGETHER Mrs Joan Craig, TEL: 01494 864651 LITTLE MISSENDEN C OF E FIRST SCHOOL Headmistress Miss Julianna Hall TEL: 862021 HYDE HEATH INFANT SCHOOL Head Teacher Mrs Julie Moulsdale TEL: 783835

Mr John Lamb Little Maple Tree, Chartridge Chesham HP5 2TF TEL: 01494 784889

LITTLE KINGSHILL COMBINED SCHOOL Headteacher: Mrs G Sutaria-Cassidy Tel 863744

TREASURER Mr Anthony del Tufo, Manor Farm Cottage, North Road, Chesham Bois HP6 5NA TEL: 01494 416330

MAGAZINE ADVERTISING: & DISTRIBUTION Mrs Barbara Cann 18 Brays Close Hyde Heath HP6 5RZ TEL: 783254

STEWARDSHIP OFFICER: OFFICER: Mr John Lamb Little Maple Tree, Chartridge Chesham HP5 2TF TEL: 01494 784889


BELL RINGERS Mr Barry Cowper , TEL: 01494 725566 Practice - Monday 7.45 - 9.15 pm Sunday ringing - 10.00 and 5.30pm


FLOWERS: Mrs. Margaret Washington,, Ashcroft, Little Missenden HP7 0RF TEL: 01494 863768 ST JOHN’S GUILD Leader: Mrs. Dorothy Hilton, TEL: 01494 862565 1st Wednesday in month except Jan and Aug – 10.30 am - Vestry

St Andrew’s Hyde Heath

HYDE HEATH DRAMA GROUP Mrs Sylvia Brown TEL: 776193

Little Missenden: Mr John Pulsford TEL: 868572 Hyde Heath: Mrs Gill Munrow TEL: 773988 Lt. Kingshill: Mrs S MacDonald TEL: 867373 HYDE HEATH WEBSITE

Index HYDE HEATH COMMUNITY PREPRE-SCHOOL GROUP Ms Rachel Mystri TEL: 782845 Hyde Heath Infant School – 9.15 am -11.45 am Monday - Friday Toddlers’ Session 10.00 am - 11.30 am Wednesday Hyde Heath Village Hall A registered provider of Early Years Education BROWNIE GUIDES: Hyde Heath School Monday 6.00 pm Ms Shanta Gillot 01494 722674 HYDE HEATH SCOUT GROUP: BEAVER SCOUTS - Hyde Heath School Tues 6.15pm Mr T Wye TEL: 792387 TEL: CUB SCOUTS HH Village Hall Tues WOMEN’S INSTITUTES: INSTITUTES LM Village Hall 3rd Thurs 2.30 pm Mrs Stephanie Whitehead T 862631 LM Evenings -Village Hall 2nd Wed 8.00pm Mrs Marjorie Becket TEL: 714493 HH Eves. Village Hall 2nd Thurs 8.00 Mrs Jayne Faversham TEL: 864677 LK Village Hall 2nd Thurs 2.00 pm Mrs Samantha Payne Tel 01494 865976 WRVS REPRESENTATIVES: REPRESENTATIVES Hyde Heath: Mrs Creevy T714618

Sundays at St John the Baptist, Little Missenden: 8am BCP Communion, 1662 (Said); 10.30am Parish Communion (except 3rd Sunday, Morning Prayer); 6pm Choral Evensong. St Andrew’s Church, Hyde Heath: 9.15am Holy Communion (1st and 3rd Sundays) Morning Prayer (2nd & 4th Sundays).




September 2009 The Little Missenden Messenger  

The Magazine for the Parish of Little Missenden, Hyde Heath & Little Kingshill