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account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon

W. H. Rich Jones

account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon

by W. H. Rich Jones

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Published by Printed for the Trustees by H.F. & E. Bull in Devizes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of St. Laurence (Bradford, Wiltshire, England).,
  • Architecture, Anglo-Saxon -- England -- Bradford (Wiltshire)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby the Rev. W.H. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16221163M

    St Laurence`s church Bradford on Avon is one of a few Anglo Saxon churches which has survived without major alterations. Originally built in AD it is one of the best preserved Saxon churches in England. Photo shows the interior with the altar. Interior plain with chancel floor at lower level than that of nave and chancel arch of typical Saxon type. All the listed buildings in Church Street the Chantry Little Chantry, Barton Orchard and the Catholic Church of St Thomas More, Market Street form a group with Nos 7 and 9 to 19 Barton Orchard, Nos 5 and 6 and 27 to 31 (consec) and wall.

    Hotels near The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon: ( km) Timbrell's Yard ( km) Priory Steps ( km) The Swan Hotel ( km) 12 Tory ( km) Leigh Barn; View all hotels near The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon on Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews. A Short Account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts. Byron, Robert Shell Guide to Wiltshire. New edition R.H. Cheetham & John Piper et seq. Canham, Roy A land through time: a lidar survey of a part of the Bradford Hundred. Bradford on Avon .

    St Laurence's church, Bradford on Avon. Saxon church founded by St Aldhelm in around AD. Saxon Bradford is best known for the almost complete church of St Laurence. At first thought to have been the monastery that St Aldhelm had founded, it has been dated stylistically to the end of the 10th or early 11th centuries, probably from the time when Bradford was granted to Shaftesbury Abbey in and is related to that first Millennium year.


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Account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon by W. H. Rich Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bradford on Avon was an important religious centre in Saxon times and St Laurence’s Church is an ancient building, thought to be one of the most complete Saxon buildings still in existence. The twelfth century historian William of Malmesbury reports that it was standing in the s, but he thought it dated back to the time of St Aldhelm who.

A Short Account of the Saxon Church of St Laurence and St Marys Chapel Tory, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts [Anon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Short Account of the Saxon Church of St Laurence and St Marys Chapel Tory, Bradford-on-Avon, WiltsAuthor: Anon.

Bradford on Avon was an important religious centre in Saxon times and St Laurence's Church is an ancient building, thought to be one of the most complete Saxon buildings still in existence. The twelfth century historian William of Malmesbury reports that it was standing in the s, but he thought it dated back to the time of St Aldhelm who.

Bradford on Avon was an important religious centre in Saxon times and St Laurence church is an ancient building, thought to be one of the most complete Saxon buildings still in existence. Canon Jones’s description of the church can be read in a book, locally published, on the history of Bradford on Avon.

The Saxon Church Bradford on Avon also known as St Laurence’s Church, is an ancient building. The twelfth century historian William of Malmesbury reports that it was standing in the s, but he thought it dated back to the time of St Aldhelm (d.

This site has been set up by the Saxon Church Trust to give visitors an insight into The historical Church of St Laurence, Bradford on Avon.

St Laurence, The Saxon Church. Church Street, Account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence on Avon. Bradford on Avon’s Saxon Church is a well-preserved example of church-building from the period before the Norman Conquest.

It is unusual in being entirely constructed of cut ashlar stone which has been carved externally with pilaster strips and blind arcading. St Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon is indisputably another. Heath in Shropshire and Kilpeck in Herefordshire enable you to stand there and feel what it was like to be in a Norman church a thousand years ago.

Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire lets you be an Anglo-Saxon for a a few minutes. Simon Jenkins gives it only two stars. Bradford-on-Avon (sometimes Bradford on Avon or Bradford upon Avon) is a town and civil parish in west Wiltshire, England, with a population of 9, at the census.

The town's canal, historic buildings, shops, pubs and restaurants make it popular with tourists. The history of the town can be traced back to Roman origins.

It has several buildings dating from the 17th century, when the town. This site has been set up by the Saxon Church Trust to give visitors an insight into The historical Church of St Laurence, Bradford on Avon Image Gallery This gallery includes just a small selection of images taken at the Saxon Church.

For directions to the Saxon Church in Bradford on Avon, you can use the map below or input the postcode BA15 1LW into your satellite navigation.

View Larger Map Follow directions as indicated on map - PLEASE NOTE parking at Church Street is limited - however, there is ample parking at Bradford on Avon Railway Station (a short, picturesque walk.

The Saxon Church of St. Laurence may date from the C when, as William of Malmesbury records, St Aldhelm built a church here. Having served as a school, cottage and charnel house, the church was re-discovered in The Saxon Church of St Laurence in Bradford on Avon is one of England’s few Anglo-Saxon churches that were not altered or rebuilt during the medieval period.

What to see at the Saxon Church of St Laurence. The church is a fairly simple affair and compared to most other English churches, it looks downright barren.

An Account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon, Bath, Canon or Prebendary: a Plea for the Non-Residentiary Members of Chapters (a letter to the Dean of Salisbury), Fasti Ecclesiæ Sarisberiensis: a History of the Cathedral Body at Sarum, Salisbury, Find the perfect saxon church st laurence in stock photo.

Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. The oldest remaining building is the Saxon Church of St Laurence, probably first established in the 8th century. In Bradford on Avon, with its church and manor farm, was granted to Shaftesbury Abbey, 29 miles away.

The town continued to expand, and many of the buildings date from the later Middle Ages. Old houses in Bradford on Avon. Welcome to the Visit Bradford On Avon Website. Bradford On Avon – Often mistakenly referred to as ‘Bradford Upon Avon’, is a town in West Wiltshire lying approximately eight miles south east of Bath and is ‘nestled’ in hilly countryside between the Cotswold Hills, the Mendip Hills and Salisbury Plain.

The River Avon runs through the town, as does the Kennet and Avon Canal and along. An Account of the Saxon Church of St.

Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon An Account of the Saxon Church of St. Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon by William Henry Rich Jones.

Publication date Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by. Guide History St Laurence’s Church, Bradford on Avon, is an ancient building. The twelfth century historian William of Malmesbury reports that it was standing in the s, but he thought it dated back to the time of St Aldhelm (d.

Sculpture The process leading to the design of the proposed new work for the East Wall of St Laurence Church, Bradford on Avon The first stage was to spend time in and around the remarkable Saxon Church and to absorb the atmosphere and intensity of the spaces contained by. Saxon Church of St Laurence in Bradford-on-Avon.

The date of construction of the Saxon Church of St Laurence (see below) in Bradford-on-Avon is the subject of much debate. History. Estimates range from the early eighth century AD (the church may have been founded by Saint Aldhelm around AD) to the mid-eleventh century.The Saxon Church at Bradford-on-Avon The Normans also had their turn – building the Church of Holy Trinity and the original Bradford-on Avon town bridge.

The Romans too left their mark – part of a Roman road has been excavated in the grounds of the Old Ride School, and coffins, coins, and the remains of a prosperous Romano – British villa.Anglo Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon: An Extract from Rev.

Jones History of Bradford on Avon. I. As regards its discovery, it may be stated, that until about the year no suspicion existed as to there being a perfect church of its character and date in England. The monastery and church of St. Laurence here owed allegiance to Malmesbury.