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hill forts of Lancs and Cheshire.

J. Forde-Johnston

hill forts of Lancs and Cheshire.

by J. Forde-Johnston

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Published by Rawson .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Trans. of Lancs.and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Vol.72, 1962.

ContributionsLancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13644224M

  Cheers, Ref! Anyway, the first half was a tightly contested affair with the Lancs & Cheshire League being slightly on top. After braving the chill for a while, I gave in and took refuge in the seating in front of the clubhouse. From here, I witnessed the first goal of the game. It was the Lancashire and Cheshire League who got it.   He would later beat the Brigantes, the Celtic tribe who dominated the lands in the north which included Lancashire. His actions as a general would lead to a smattering of Roman buildings across Lancashire including a hill fort which would later become Lancaster Castle and another that at Ribchester at the Ribble river. 5. Alizon Device.

The area between the Mersey and Ribble (referred to in the Domesday Book as "Inter Ripam et Mersam") formed part of the returns for Cheshire.[11][12] Although this has been interpreted to mean that at that time south Lancashire was part of Cheshire,[12][13] more exhaustive research indicates that the boundary between Cheshire and what was to.   The club, by this time, were competing in the Lancashire & Cheshire League where they achieved promotion to the 1st Division in the late ’80’s. After a yo-yo period of promotion/relegation through the ’90’s and a further change of home to the Parrswood High School (surrounding a 2-year period at the Manchester University Sports Complex.

  A detailed chronology of land transfers in the Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey can be found in C. D. King’s thesis of King, C. D. – The Whalley Coucher book and the dialectal phonology of Lancashire and Cheshire – University of St . Cheshire, geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England, bordering Wales to the west, fronting the Dee and Mersey estuaries to the northwest, and flanked by the Pennine uplands, partly within the Peak District National Park, to the east. In the.


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Further reading. Forde-Johnston, James (), "The Iron Age Hillforts of Lancashire and Cheshire", Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 9–46 Forde-Johnston, James (), Hillforts of the Iron Age in England and Wales: a survey of the surface evidence, Liverpool University Press, ISBN Sutton, J.

(), "Iron Age Hill-Forts and some other. Chapter 1 Background to the Habitats and Hillforts Project (Jill Collens and Dan Garner) Chapter 2 The historical study of the Cheshire Hillforts (Dan Garner) Chapter 3 The Lithic Collection from the area around Woodhouse Hillfort, Frodsham (Ian Brooks) Chapter 4 The Lost Archive of Eddisbury: Rediscovering Finds and Records from the – Varley Excavations (Richard Mason and.

Sharples, Niall M (), English Heritage Book of Maiden Castle, London: B. Batsford, ISBN Books. Varley, William Jones (), "Recent investigations into the origins of Cheshire hill-forts", Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society 51– The Sandstone Trail website is run by Northern Eye Books Limited — publishers of inspiring, award-winning walking books and maps, including official guides and walking books for the Sandstone Trail — the Lake District, Peak District, Yorkshire Dales, South West Coast Path, Snowdonia, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, other UK National Parks, Wales and the Wales Coast Path.

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Eddisbury hill fort, known also as Castle Ditch, is an Iron Age hill fort near Delamere Forest. Hill forts are fortified hill-top settlements which were constructed across England during the Iron Age. Eddisbury is the largest and most complex of seven hill forts in Cheshire, occupying a sandstone plateau just to the east of the main ridge of.

Maiden Castle is an Iron Age hill fort, one of many fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron Age, but one of only seven in the county of Cheshire in northern England. The hill fort was probably occupied from its construction in BC until the Roman conquest of Britain in Architectural style: Iron Age hill fort.

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This work also contributes to place-name research in Lancashire and Cheshire. King, C. – The Whalley Coucher book and the dialectal phonology of Lancashire and Cheshire – University of St Andrews PHD Thesis, (Unpublished). Download it here. ILS catalogue number: EThOS Persistent ID: David.

Halton Castle, which is also known as Castle Hill, was a motte-and-bailey fortification built in the late twelfth century by Roger de Poitou. It was one of a number of fortifications raised along the Lune Valley to control movement and enable taxation of this once rich and fertile territory.

The castle was attacked and destroyed by a Scottish raid in and was never rebuilt. The Hill Forts of Lancashire and Cheshire, H. Rawson: Manchester French, Major G.J., ‘The Stone Circles on Chetham’s Close,’ in Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire.

Ostensibly what the word itself implies: ‘a fort on a hill’ - though in more recent years the archaeological notion of them as purely defensive fortresses has subsided. Hillforts are generally huge monuments in the landscape, almost always at the top, or near the top, of what seem to have been deemed pretty impregnable places.

Entire. The historian Henry Fishwick was aware of this survey and composed his own plan of the castle, and wrote about it in the Transactions of Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society. He published more about what was known of it in his History of Rochdale book.

Lancashire & Cheshire Royal Garrison Artillery were a unit of the Territorial Force with their HQ at 19 Low Hill, Liverpool. They consisted of Nos 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Liverpool) Garrison Companies, No 5 (Liscard) Coy, No 6 (New Brighton) and Nos 7 and 8 (Barrow in Furness) Garrison Companies.

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Eddisbury hill fort, also known as Castle Ditch, is an Iron Age hill fort near Delamere, Cheshire, in northern England. Hill forts are fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron ury is the largest and most complex of the seven hill forts in the county of Cheshire.

It was constructed before – BC and expanded in 1–50 ectural style: Iron Age hillfort. The Coucher Book of Whalley Abbey contains hundreds of references to places in Salford Hundred. The Abbey, was moved from Stanlaw in Cheshire to Whalley in Lancashire insee an aerial view of the ruins here.

The Chetham Society also produced the “Act book of the ecclesiastical court of Whalley”, edited by Alice Cooke,   OS grid reference: SD On Southfield Lane above the Lancashire towns of Colne and Nelson, is Castercliff hillfort, an Iron-Age contour and multivallate fort that dominates the landscape and is feet above sea-level.

The fort and its defensive ramparts cover a large area of the high ground above the two Lancashire towns and is a well-known landmark.

Camp Hill Iron Age enclosure, Woolton In the woods above Woolton lie mysterious remains, amounting to little more than some dry stone walls, in a location reputed to have once held so much more. Camp Hill is a name which suggests a settlement, if only temporary, with perhaps a military usage, and for years it has been assumed that the site was.

A HISTORY OF LANCASHIRE Roman Lancashire. The Romans began the conquest of Britain in 43 A.D., almost a century after Julius Caesar had first crossed the Channel from Gaul. Five years fighting gave them control of most of the south-eastern half of Britain, and by 60 A.D., Suetonius Paulinus had carried the conquest as far as Chester and North.

OS grid reference SD About three-quarters of a mile east of Whalley in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, beside Portfield Lane stands the prehistoric site known as Portfield hillfort or Planes Wood Settlement, a promontory-type fort.

Just half a mile to the west is the busy A Accrington Road and Spring Woods, with carparks and a number of woodland. Reconst 7 Feb. as Lancashire and Cheshire RGA with HQ at Liverpool, one bty (later ) from late Nos. 1 and 2 Coys at Liverpool and one bty (later ) from late Nos.

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The Castles and Tower Houses of Lancashire and Cheshire, Mike Salter (), Folly Publications Lancashire Castles and Towers, Leslie Irving Gibson () Dalesman Books The parish of Halton, in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 8, ed.

William Farrer and J Brownbill (London, ), pp.