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2 edition of town gates and bridges of mediaeval Leicester found in the catalog.

town gates and bridges of mediaeval Leicester

Jonathan E. O. Wilshere

town gates and bridges of mediaeval Leicester

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Published by Leicester Research Section of Chamberlain Music and Books in Leicester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Leicester (England),
  • England,
  • Leicester.
    • Subjects:
    • Gates -- England -- Leicester (England),
    • Bridges -- England -- Leicester (England),
    • Architecture, Medieval -- England -- Leicester.,
    • Leicester (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 3.

      Statementby Jonathan Wilshere.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.L5 W53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490712M
      LC Control Number79320404

      Small bequests, by way of alms, to the bridges were not uncommon in the wills of wealthier citizens. West Bridge, looking north along the canalised river Soar. This time no new markets were found and so the number of breweries shrank by closure and consolidation from 20 in to 8 in Two trusted gildsmen were put to work acquiring houses, land and rents on behalf of local government, and on September 14, they obtained from the king, then in Nottingham, licence to give 8 houses, 15 cottages, 2 shops, various fields and meadows, and about 30s. Would highly recommend them.

      Around the same time Southampton was also seeking royal support for road and bridge maintenance, by requesting he reduce their fee farm. Palmerston, the new Prime Minister, objected to Scott's use of the Gothic, and the architect, after some resistance drew up new plans in a more acceptable style. Performance times are flexible as the act tries to fit in with the clients requirements. Newcastle eventually controlled six arches to the Bishop's four.

      Keene on the good results of the photographic work entrusted to them. An early photograph of the 36 arch medieval Burton bridge. In the strict language of historians, the Middle Ages came to an end in England with the last of the Plantagenets. South-east of the city, clustered in a five mile stretch of the Yare were bridges at Trowse, Harford, Earlham and Cringleford, indicative of the economic links between city and countryside.


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Town gates and bridges of mediaeval Leicester book

Dampney Co. His widow pursued this further to ensure the construction programme was completed. Two annually elected "bridgemen" pontinarii, or sometimes prepositi ecclesie et pontis were a feature of Henley's local government, once we can see it through the regular records that have survived only from the close of the fourteenth century; but we have reference to a single similar officer in the thirteenth.

The bridge was managed and maintained by wardens based at Bridge House on the riverbank adjacent to the Southwark end of the bridge. Committees met over the next three decades, but it wasn't until the early s that proposals were commenced in earnest, boosted by the chance to secure central government funding.

From until London suffered eight great fires, and in a great storm, each of which caused damage to the bridge. Contracting out of bridge maintenance at Norwich] To all true Christians, present and future, who see or hear this charter, the bailiffs and community of citizens of Norwich give greetings in God everlasting.

The bridge was an important crossing point and was the site of battles in and Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. An arch remains under the Swing Bridge roadway at the Newcastle side.

Burton upon Trent

They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided. In proof of this it may be mentioned that loaded carts crossed the Tyne, the Coquet, the Tweed, and other rivers in the north, upon the ice at various points.

Corporate: Brandywine Bridge has entertained at various types of functions for many major companies in many UK locations. The river froze over for fourteen weeks in the cold winter of and again in when ships had to unload at Gravesend.

The bridge over West Bridge Street, looking towards the city centre. Nine hundred and twenty-six feet in length and forty feet in width, it stood sixty feet above the water level.

George Gilbert Scott

A prison was also incorporated and several shops and houses, particularly at the Gateshead end, completed its picturesque appearance. In the remains of a huge timber causeway, a hundred yards long, of uncertain date but pre-Conquest was found connecting higher ground above the river at the point where Fye Bridge later stood.

Commemorating three Protestants burnt during the reign of Queen Marythe Martyrs' Memorial was intended as a rebuke to those very high church tendencies which had been instrumental in promoting the new authentic approach to Gothic architecture.

Their costumes were really authentic and set the standard for our medieval theme at the party. Additionally, St. Martin, 2s. The hope was to address problems before they became serious and the bridge dangerous. The erection of the bridge and viaducts required the removal of families in Newcastle and in Gateshead, which necessarily added much to the expense of the undertaking, which was as follows : Cost of bridge, ,; approaches, ,; land and compensa- tion, ,; total,Over the centuries these structures were rebuilt as they decayed.

The Good Intent was struck on the larboard-bow, and in a few minutes went down. An event for everyone, children and adults alike, all can take part. Abbot and Co. London and Southwark were then occupied by Vikings. Two of his sons George Gilbert Scott, Jr. With nineteen broad-pointed arches, ranging from fourteen feet to thirty-two feet in width, it was for many years the longest stone bridge in England.

Such are first heard of at York in the early thirteenth century.The Town of Leicester originated in as a part of Genesee County.

When Livingston County was formed inLeicester was included as part of the new county. Within the Town of Leicester, the Village of Moscow was established in and the Village of Cuylerville was incorporated in The Bridge (Homelessness to Hope) is a small, registered charity. We provide food, warmth, shelter and companionship to homeless and needy people in Leicester.

Most of all, we want to offer hope.

The medieval London Bridge

We offer a dedicated case worker to those who are in crisis and need support. We also offer a mentoring service to those who require social support and struggle to engage with medical or other.

In the mayoral account for /66, repairs to Leicester's West Bridge and North Bridge – each located just outside the entrances to the town through the west and north gates – loom large, with about £s. being spent on each.

This page features photographs of the Great Central viaduct at West Bridge, Leicester, just south of the station, around the time of the demolition of the bridges. West Bridge viaduct was one of the most prominent features of the Great Central Railway through Leicester since trains passed on a series of bridges over the important thoroughfare here.

The Book of Evesham, written and illustrated by Edmund New, was originally published in Edmund New was born in Evesham and later moved to Oxford, where he acquired some fame as an illustrator. Walls and gates In the late 15th century, Leicester still retained most of its original Roman walls, which were built of strongly mortared granite and about m thick.

Archaeological evidence suggests partial destruction of the town defences after the rebellion of and sections of the wall seem to have been pulled down or ‘slighted.