The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland by Hartley, Robert F.

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Published by Leicestershire Museums, Art Galleries and Records Service in Leicester .

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The medieval earthworks of north west Leicestershire (Leicestershire Museums publication) Paperback – January 1, by Robert F Hartley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert F Hartley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Author: Robert F Hartley. 2> Hartley R F,The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland, p (Bibliographic reference). SLE "At Alstoe House is a field of well-preserved earthworks including a conical motte, surrounded by a The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland book ditch and a series of rectlinear enclosures.

The motte as it survives is about 5m high and 33m in diameter. The Medieval Earthworks of North-East Leicestershire Paperback – January 1, by Robert F. Hartley (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Robert F. Hartley. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 30 cm. Contents: Landscape, geology and resources --Hundreds, Parishes and Townships --Between Ribble and Mersey before --The evidence for settlement before --Inter Ripam et Mersham --Redistribution of lands after the conquest --The Norman influence on West Derby Hundred.

Hartley, Robert F Medieval Earthworks of Rutland (2) Henry, David Wind & Watermills of Rutland Hickman, Trevor Around Rutland Hill, Raymond Burley on the Hill Mansion Hoskins, W G Rutland ‐ A Shell Guide C J H S Uppingham by the Sea Jenkins, Andrew Rutland.

The medieval castles of Rutland have previously been studied only as components within nationally-based surveys of castle sites (Renn ; Kingpp), or within general accounts of Rutland's archaeology (VCH Rutland Ixxx, pp Rutland Railroad. The cover of this issue, a pencil sketch, shows a part of Rutland.

Village from the perspective of the Rutland and Burlington Railroad. Station drawn on July 6, There is an interesting editor’s note of. its origin. Unfolding the entire issue, one can view photographs of the Rutland. Their obits (a record of a person’s death) were added to the manuscript’s calendar.

By the 19th century, the Psalter was part of the collection of John Henry Manners (d. ), fifth Duke of Rutland, from where the manuscript takes its name. It is recorded in the catalogue of his library at Belvoir Castle.

The deserted medieval village of Horn comprises a series of earthworks and a moat lying on a west facing slope km east of Exton. The village earthworks are ranged along a pronounced hollow way which is up to 2m deep in places and runs west-east up the slope of the hill. Professor am (6) was the leading expert on English medieval wall paintings during the early twentieth century.

He said that the medieval worshipper would have been aware that every aspect of a painting had a meaning; the colours used, the way in which a figure was portrayed, gestures, the type of animals and flowers.

The site of Martinsthorpe deserted medieval village occupies an exposed ridge 4km south of Oakham. The site comprises medieval village earthwork remains, including a manorial moat and a listed post medieval standing building.

The earthwork remains represent house platforms, hollow The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland book, village closes and a pond. Hartley, R F, The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland, (), Waites, B, Exploring Rutland, (), Cox, B, 'Anglo Saxon England' in Rutland and the Scandinavian Settlements: The Place Name Evidence, Vol.

18, (), Britain is replete with quaint villages containing their own medieval parish church, but the church at Braunston-in-Rutland also offers something a little different. In the churchyard of All Saints’ is a small stone carving nicknamed the “Braunston Goddess”.

Despite. Earthworks identified as a deserted medieval village. Also known as Pinkneys. Stanford: Village mentioned in the Domesday Book with earthworks remaining.

The modern settlement was abandoned in when the Stanford Training Area was established with the removal of the remaining inhabitants. The area remains a British Army training area. Men with dogs’ heads, creatures with giant feet, griffins, sirens and hellish demons can all be found in the illustrated pages of medieval manuscripts.

Dr Alixe Bovey delves into the symbolic meaning of a variety of monsters to understand what they can teach us about life and belief in the Middle Ages. The Medieval Earthworks of South and South-East Leicestershire This book by Robert F Hartley is the last in his great series on the medieval earthworks of Leicestershire which has been slowly published since the ’s and which has just been published.

Books relating to Rutland and nearby counties have now Deserted Medieval Villages of Rutland. Fred Hartley. Fred Hartley has made a detailed study of the Medieval Earthworks of Rutland.

He is now Site Manager of Leicestershire County Council Collections Resource Centre. WAR IN HISTORY A comprehensive and concise guide to all medieval English castles of which something can still be seen today, ranging from the massive keeps.

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Robert F. Hartley. Leicestershire Museums, Art Galleries and Records Service, - Archaeology - 80 pages. Duke of Rutland Originally medieval castle, rebuilt –68 incorporating some medieval masonry, remodelled – Hallaton Castle Motte and bailey Medieval Earthworks Private Well-preserved earthworks.

Kirby Muxloe Castle Quadrangular castle –3 Fragmentary ruins. of Oakham, and then in the formation of the county of Rutland. The diversity of features incorporated in the monument, including well documented medieval gardens, make it a site of exceptional historical value.

Source: Historic England. Sources. Books and journals Hartley, R F, The Medieval Earthworks of Rutland, (), 30/ It includes extensive earthworks of a deserted medieval village with a moated site, two fishponds and part of the associated field system, located around the medieval St Giles's Church.

The site occupies two large modern fields and covers an area measuring over m square. In the historic county of Rutland. Modern Authority of Rutland. county of Leicestershire.

Medieval County of Rutland. OS Map Grid Reference: SK Latitude ° Longitude ° Mount Alstoe, Burley has been described as a probable Timber Castle. There are earthwork remains.

This site is a scheduled monument protected by law. The Victoria County History of Rutland currently includes two volumes and provides complete coverage of the county. Medieval moated ringwork with attached bailey with outlying fishpond surviving as earthworks. The buildings including a chapel, ruinous inare visible as building foundations.

The moated ringwork measures approximately 90m by 90m with arms 12m wide and 4m deep, except in the north-western corner where the moat has been enlarged. This paper reviews evidence for medieval castles in the historic county of Rutland during the period c.using a combination of archaeological, historical and topographical data.

The siting of individual castle sites is analysed, the possibility of antecedent occupation is explored, and particular attention is devoted to the.

Rutland Record. XXIV Medieval wool trade. Ketton freestone in the 19th century. Rutland Religious Census Stamford district reviews. Annual reports. Rutland Record. XXV Barnett, J.D. comp., Rutland in Print: a bibliography of England’s smallest county Comprehensive listing of books, newspapers, almanacs and directories about Rutland.

Rutland is Peppered with Picturesque Villages These days, retreating to a quintessentially English village for a relaxing weekend break can be a welcome diversion from the stress of everyday life.

So if an authentic countryside experience, complete with picturesque country cottages, country pub and village green is what’s required, Rutland. In Domesday Book () the county is Rutland became a distinct Ceremonial County once again, although it continues to be policed by Leicestershire Constabulary.

Early history. The earthworks of Leicestershire include hill-top camps of the 1st century BC and the sites of deserted villages abandoned in the later Middle Ages.

There are hill. The following tables cover information that was provided in earlier revisions of Leicestershire and Rutland: Unusual & Quirky, but which had to be sacrificed in order to get the word count down to c, The source for the majority of the following list entries is Arthur Mee's Leicestershire and Rutland volume of The King'sas this series was largely written in the s.

Rutland first appears as a unique entity inand as a county inwhen King John gave it to Queen Isabella. Powerful landowners owned much of Rutland in the medieval period, the most prominent being the de Brus and, later, the Harington families. Burley Castle, more commonly called Alstoe, was to the north of the village of Burley, two miles north-east of Oakham in the county of Rutland, grid was the name of a hundred.

It was originally used a Saxon moot (c.7th centuryth century). There is doubtful evidence of a small motte and bailey castle of the late 11th or early 12th century (between ). Medieval Cosmology: Book of Heaven and Earth.

Nicole Oresme, Livre du ciel et du monde, Paris, BnF, Manuscrits, Fr.fo to Medieval Cosmology Thomas Manners, Earl of Rutland Henry Manners, Earl of Rutland Henry Bourchier, 2.

Earl of Essex Robert Radcliffe, 1. Earl of Sussex. In his book, Image on the Edge: the Margins of Medieval Art (), Michael Camille writes that, by the end of the thirteenth century, “no text was spared the irreverent explosion of marginal mayhem”.

A Gothic illuminated book of Psalms called the Rutland Psalter* (England, c, Latin, Add. MSBritish Library) includes many full. In Western Europe in the Middle Ages, tales of monstrous men circulated in manuscripts such as the Wonders of the East, a book written in two versions, Latin and Anglo-Saxon, between ca.

and T. Early Families of Rutland, Vermont. Compiled by Marvel G. Swan and Donald P. Swan; edited by Dawn Hance, Illustrations. Rutland Historical Society, p. Now available only on CD for $20 with free shipping and handling.

“This book contains over families and over individual names. Rutland mentions in his report, made public this week, that police data also concluded gun violence had not increased.

“The number of murders had actually gone down in ,” he says. “There were a few more crimes involving guns last year, and gun violence is a real problem, but there was no significant increase.

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