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Cotswold Woollen Weavers in Filkins Cotswold Woollen Weavers' famous 'Sheep's Head' logo Throws The range of Shetland Chevron throws from Cotswold Woollen Weavers

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Cotswold Woollen Weavers' On-line Shop for a selection of woollen trhows A Cotswold sheep and lamb: once the backbone of agriclture in the Cotswolds

“The story of wool and woollen cloth, like the yarn itself, weaves its way into every aspect of Cotswold life. Not only has history revolved around its fortunes, but it has profoundly influenced the landscape, the villages and towns, the churches and the mills, and the people themselves.”

Lionel FJ Walrond

Find out more about our twin villages of Filkins & Broughton Poggs.


Open a Filkins Village history HERE

Filkins and Broughton Poggs: the long and interesting story of these two small Cotswold villages

Find out more about the extraordinary story of the Sheep in English history.


Open ‘On the Sheep’s Back’ HERE

On the Sheep's back: the fascinating story of the sheep in English history The lamb and flag: find the original carving at Cotswold Woollen Weavers in Filkins Filkins and Broughton Poggs stand at a crossroads: Explore the past at Cotswold Woollen Weavers

So, what’s all this about a sheep being a lion?


Find out all about the Cotswold sheep HERE

The sample library: part of the archive of old textile samples in leather covered albums at Cotswold Woollen Weavers in Filkins

From a 13th century manuscript

The Cotswold Lion: Explore the amazing story of why the Cotswold sheep became known as the Cotswold Lion.


The Cotswold sheep is the Cotswold Lion 19th century books of textile samples