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Bradford Cathedral

For most of its existence, the church at Bradford in West Yorkshire was a parish church dedicated to St. Peter. Two carved stones have been found on the site of the cathedral. 428 more words

Medieval History

The Market Town of Frome

Frome has always benefitted from its geographical location – steep hills around its river, and a place where many trade routes converged. It had thus been a market town before the Norman evasion of 1066, when ‘sales’ were done primarily by exchange. 272 more words


Melton Mowbray and Bottesford

There is so much history in the surrounding countryside, it is impossible to take it all in so we have chosen something each day that sounds a bit different and so far we have had really interesting experiences. 502 more words

Highweek Norman Castle

At Highweek are the remains of a Norman Castle, now in the form of a pile of stones and in the Domesday Book the Norman Castle was known to have a thriving community. 15 more words

Newton Abbot

Castle crashers

If you were in the Herefordshire area Sunday, there was a great opportunity to step into a piece of the past with the one-day-only opening of the Brampton Bryan castle… 84 more words