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Mediaeval Colchester"s lost landmarks

John Ashdown-Hill

Mediaeval Colchester"s lost landmarks

by John Ashdown-Hill

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Published by Breedon Books Pub. in Derby .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colchester (England) -- History,
  • Colchester (England) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.

    StatementJohn Ashdown-Hill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.C7 .A84 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23647728M
    ISBN 101859836860
    ISBN 109781859836866
    LC Control Number2009437484

    Colchester Castle is a Norman castle in Colchester, Essex, England dating from the second half of the eleventh keep of the castle is mostly intact and is the largest example of its kind anywhere in Europe, due to it being built on the foundations of a Roman castle endured a three month siege in , but had fallen into disrepair by the seventeenth century when the Built by: William I of England. Colchester, Essex. Six hand axes have been found that date Colchester back to the Palaeolithic period. The tourist board boasts that this is Britain's "oldest recorded town", as Pliny the Elder.

    Colchester flourished during the medieval period as a centre for wool, weaving, and the cloth industry, and the large number of surviving late medieval and Jacobean timber-framed buildings are a testament to that wealth. The Royalist Martyrs Memorial The Civil War Siege. Colchester was the center of one of the largest financial scandals of the ’s. Sometimes a great story gets lost over time. Print media get lost in library stacks and people pass away. This story is one of that needs to be revived.

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Mediaeval Colchester's Lost Landmarks. Lost Landmarks" sets out to recapture the feel and appearance of the town towards the end of the Middle book includes detailed descriptions of the great lost religious landmarks of medieval Colchester, including St John's abbey, the Greyfriars, and St Botolph's priory.

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