Originally posted on Crosbyman66: The gritstone edge of The Roaches form the western boundary of the Peak District. The name is derived from the French ‘rochers’ for rocks. We? were there to do a reccee for the next walk with Crosby Rambling Club. We parked at the Visitors Centre at Tittesworth Reservoir as this is…
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could be a bit damp!
Today, the Royal Mail have released a set of ‘Ancient Britain’ Stamps, continuing a long tradition of depicting historic subjects on stamps that dates back to the 1960s, when the Post Office began to issue sets of special stamps on a regular basis. Around twelve sets of ‘special stamps’ are issued every year. Eight historic […]
With many parts of the country seeing inches of snowfall, wintry weather has left many National Trust blanketed in white – although high winds have forced some properties to close today (Friday 13 January).
Long barrows are the burial places of Britain’s early farming communities and are the oldest monuments surviving in our landscape. These earthen mounds acted as funeral monuments during the Early Neolithic (3700-3500 BC) and reveal much about the communities buried within them. Peter Marshall, Historic England’s Scientific Dating Coordinator and Jonathan Last, our Landscape Strategy […]
THE DATING & MATTER OF BRIERLEY’S SERMONS DAVID JORIS – or ‘JAN VAN BRUGGE’ THE HIELIST SCHISM OF 1573 THE HIELIST SCHISM OF 1573 – continued: Who was Daniel James… Source: Research