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Mediaeval chapels of the Stour Valley

P. Drinkwater

Mediaeval chapels of the Stour Valley

by P. Drinkwater

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Published by P. Drinkwater in Shipston-on-Stour .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Churches -- England -- Stour River Valley (Oxfordshire and Warwickshire) -- History.,
  • Stour River Valley (Oxfordshire and Warwickshire) -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P. Drinkwater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR763S7 D7 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20801777M

    This course involves a guided exploration of the Suffolk countryside and the historic Stour Valley. Taking in some of the natural history, local history and places of interest, from the beautiful coast to the historic villages, we hope to visit some of the hidden delights of Suffolk including the historic market town of Sudbury, the head of the. Quern Stones (recreated by St Edmondsbury Local History Group) Early Flour Production Cereal grains form the staple food of many societies but such grains cannot easily be digested by humans until their hard outer cellulose shells have been broken up or removed. .

    Glemsford is a village in the Babergh district in Suffolk, England, near the town of Sudbury. Glemsford is located near the River Glem and the River Stour also flows nearby. Glemsford is surrounded by arable farmland and is not far from historic Suffolk villages such as Lavenham and Long Melford. The village dates back to the Domesday Book in , in which Glemsford was recorded. The village. Historical Description. Chappel, Chapel, or Pontisbright, a village and a parish in Essex, on the Colne river, 7¼ miles NW from Colchester. There is a station on the Colne Valley and Stour Valley branch of the G.E.R., and a post and money order office under Halstead; telegraph office, Wakes Colne.

    Along the Stour Valley Path. 26 October Newmarket to Great Thurlow, 12 miles. Soon after leaving Newmarket town centre, the Path takes one of the heathland gallops (alongside the A) until it meets an ancient rampart, Devil’s the first village of Stetchworth there are several empty miles, overgrown this late autumn day – how a couple of cyclists we later met heading. The Stour Valley Path, is a long distance footpath which follows the River Stour through Dedham and Flatford. Boating is a popular activity along the River Stour between Dedham and Flatford. Rowing boat hire is available at both Dedham and Flatford.


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Peter Drinkwater is the author of Discovery - A Tom Sharpe Adventure ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews), Mediaeval Chapels of the Stour Valley ( /5(6). He wrote other books too, notably "Diary of a Shipston Solicitor ", P.

Drinkwater, (ISBN) and "Mediaeval Chapels of the Stour Valley", P. Drinkwater, He has seven entries under his name at the Oxford Museum of the History of Science. The River Stour (/ ˈ s t ʊər, ˈ s t aʊər /) is a river in East Anglia, is 47 miles (76 km) long and forms most of the county boundary between Suffolk to the north, and Essex to the south.

It rises in eastern Cambridgeshire, passes to the east of Haverhill, through Cavendish, Bures, Sudbury, Nayland, Stratford St Mary, Dedham and flows through the Dedham Vale Area of ⁃ location: West Wickham, Cambridgeshire, UK.

Welcome to Little Stour Books on: 03 August, at Stourmouth seems oddly named now that the River Stour is several miles upstream at Pegwell Bay.

However, in the days when the village was named, this was indeed where the river met the sea. The church is also worth visiting for a partial medieval screen in the Lady Chapel, and the west window, with colourful glass by CE Kempe. Nayland is often linked with its close neighbour to the west, Wissington (more commonly called Wiston).

On the north bank of the River Stour stands the Anchor Inn, a beautifully picturesque country on: B,#N#Nayland,#N#Suffolk,#N# England. Explore the Stour Valley with Suffolk Cottage Holidays. Novem Walk in the footsteps of the great artist while enjoying a stay at The Old Chapel Annexe in Nayland and is known as England’s best-preserved medieval village.

Once the 14th wealthiest town Mediaeval chapels of the Stour Valley book the country, Lavenham is home to more than listed buildings, some. Ealdan Straet (Early Medieval route along Stour Valley) Description of this historic site. Ealdan Straet, an Early Medieval trackway referred to in a 10th century charter.

The route follows the Stour Valley towards Shipston. The site of a Medieval chapel at Goldicote deserted settlement, m south of Goldicote Coppice. The possible site of a Medieval chapel at Alscote Park. The exact location of the chapel within the park is not known.

(Early Medieval route along Stour Valley) Ealdan Straet, an Early Medieval trackway referred to in a 10th century charter. The route follows the Stour Valley towards Shipston. For a real splurge, book a table at Le Talbooth in Dedham ( ) in a 16th-century timbered building on the banks of the Stour.

Expect candlelight, attentive service and a. - Interesting articles on medieval graffiti, farming in the Stour Valley, exploring our AONB, early settlers from the Stour Valley to America, the archaeology of a local farm, a wonderful catalogue of British birds, celebrating a Suffolk joinery business, the weather from a South African winery.

The Stour Valley Path is particularly notable for the beauty of the scenery en route. The landscape on the Essex-Suffolk border was made famous by painters such as John Constable (England’s greatest landscape painter) and Thomas Gainsborough.

John Constable was born in Suffolk in The name Stour probably comes from the Celtic meaning fast flowing or powerful river. Celtic river names date back as far as years ago which suggests that Suffolk’s River Stour was named before the Saxons started to build watermills on the river in the later 5th Century.

The Stour Valley Path is a 60 mile walk following the River Stour through Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire. Britain's peaceful rural churches are seeped in holy history and can be fascinating places to visit. Here is our guide to the UK's most beautiful rural churches, looking at the history of each, plus walks to interesting churches.

The lower parts of some windows are bricked up, probably an attempt to conserve heat when the church was a preaching house, so that people could endure the long sermons without freezing.

The same thing can be seen at Blythburgh. The tower has a stair turret rising above the battlements, in the approved Stour Valley manner. A circular ramble from Stoke-by-Nayland of about seven miles in length. The route follows parts of the Stour Valley Path and the St Edmund Way along well defined paths and quiet lanes; there are nettles and briars beside the path in some places.

Wearing long trousers or bringing other protection is. Suffolk represents quintessential East Anglia, a region that has locally distinctive architectural styles, regional accents, scenery, culture and climate.

The county, which is low-lying but by no means flat, has some of its best scenery along the coast: a soft, dreamy landscape of river estuaries, remote marshes, reed-beds, beaches, shingle banks, sand spits and dunes.

The Cedar House, where we were staying is on the North-West side of the city and the Stour Valley Walk crosses through the city centre.

Turning right at the end of our road at St Dunstans Church, the A crosses the railway line at a level crossing and. Description: Source Number: 1 A chapel is mentioned at Crimscote in 2 The chapel is shown on Beighton's map of It is still there on the map in Dugdale's 2nd edition, although it is no longer called a the West Estate Map of a small building is shown oriented E-W and this may have been the remains of the map shows the chapel within its own close.

Continue along this lane, past a chapel and a cemetery, through a gate and down the left side of a meadow to cross a footbridge. Climb the path on the far side for marvellous views of the Stour Valley and the church towers at Dedham and Stratford St Mary. Turn left at a junction of paths to walk down Dead Lane, a sunken footpath.

Clare is a market town on the north bank of the River Stour in Suffolk, England. Clare is 14 miles (23 km) from Bury St Edmunds and 9 miles (14 km) from lies in the "South and Heart of Suffolk". As a cloth town, it is one of Suffolk's "threads".

Clare won Village of the Year in and Anglia in Bloom award for Best Large Village for its floral displays in   Along a deserted farm track, hidden amidst woodland and overlooking the Stour Valley, is the ancient thatched church of St Stephen, also known as Chapel Barn.

On Christmas DayBishop Humbert of Elmham anointed a year-old boy as King of the East Angles.During the Middle Ages Stourmouth must have seemed like a coastal village as ships sailing to and from the port of Fordwich near Canterbury would have passed by on the Stour.

However, the channel silted up and by about Thanet was an Isle in name only.