Last edited by Nill
Sunday, July 26, 2020 | History

2 edition of ancient crosses of Lancashire. found in the catalog.

ancient crosses of Lancashire.

Henry Taylor

ancient crosses of Lancashire.

by Henry Taylor

  • 227 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Sherratt & Hughes in Manchester .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18199710M

Get this from a library! The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire. With notes on the pre-Reformation churches, monastic institutions and superstitions of the County Palatine. [With illustrations and maps.].. [Henry TAYLOR, of Manchester Architect.]. One of the most remarkable stretches of ancient highway in England, the stone-paved road with a deep central drainage channel on Blackstone Edge near Rochdale, may be Roman but opinion on this question is still deeply divided. However, Lancashire can offer one of the finest of all views of a Roman road.

  Lancashire is by far one of England's most populated counties. Yet from early times Lancashire possessed only about 75 ancient parishes (equivalent to a parish in other counties)- far fewer than most other counties, making it exceptionally unique among all of England's counties. To handle the dramatic population explosion within its county boundaries, the Church of England created . S INCE Henry Taylor published The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire in , some new material has come to light on some of the crosses he mentions and on some which were not known at that time. THE HIGHTOWN VILLAGE CROSS Taylor says this cross was destroyed by .

Leyland (/ ˈ l eɪ l ən d /) is a town in the South Ribble borough, in the county of Lancashire, is about six miles (10 km) south of the city of population of the town was ab in The name of the town is of old Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "untilled land". The Normans did not use these divisions, and so they are not generally regarded as ancient counties. The huge county of Yorkshire was a successor to the Viking Kingdom of York, and at the time of the Domesday Book in it was considered to include what was to become northern Lancashire, as well as parts of Cumberland, and Westmorland.


Share this book
You might also like
study on the socio-demographic characteristics of acceptors of M.T.P. in Himachal Pradesh.

study on the socio-demographic characteristics of acceptors of M.T.P. in Himachal Pradesh.

Mississippi 1850 agricultural census

Mississippi 1850 agricultural census

A modern English grammar on historical principles.

A modern English grammar on historical principles.

Video on video

Video on video

What colour is?.

What colour is?.

The fat artist

The fat artist

An embedded interactive monitoring system for PV-Diesel hybrid plants in rural areas

An embedded interactive monitoring system for PV-Diesel hybrid plants in rural areas

Apocalypse in Islam

Apocalypse in Islam

Notebooks, 1935-1942

Notebooks, 1935-1942

List of the historical records of the Royal Town Planning Institute

List of the historical records of the Royal Town Planning Institute

ports of Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina

ports of Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina

NAEP 1996 mathematics state report for Georgia

NAEP 1996 mathematics state report for Georgia

Monastery and Cathedral of Worcester.

Monastery and Cathedral of Worcester.

The courage of the truth (the government of self and others II)

The courage of the truth (the government of self and others II)

reign of Elizabeth.

reign of Elizabeth.

Ancient crosses of Lancashire by Henry Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ancient Crosses of Lancashire by Henry Taylor () is a small hardback book and a catalogue of hundreds of ‘ancient’ (read: historic) crosses as they stood at the beginning of the 20th century. It also answers questions like the one above.

Extract from a map of ancient crosses in Lancashire. The Ancient Crosses of Lancashire by Henry Taylor is a small hardback book and a catalogue of hundreds of ‘ancient’ (read: historic) crosses as they stood at the beginning of the 20th century.

It also answers questions like the one above. Buy THE ANCIENT CROSSES AND HOLY WELLS OF LANCASHIRE (A REVISED VERSION VOLUME IV SALFORD HUNDRED) VOLUME IV by Taylor, Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Henry Taylor.

Lancashire is a county of England, in the northwest of the county did not exist infor the Domesday Book, and was apparently first created inmaking it one of the youngest of the traditional counties.

The historic county consisted of two separate parts. The main part runs along the northwestern coast of England. Home / Antiquarian / * Rare Signed * Henry Taylor The Ancient Crosses of Lancashire / Antiquarian / * Rare Signed * Henry Taylor The Ancient Crosses of Lancashire   The Ancient Crosses & Holy Wells of Lancashire lowergate on Fri pm The final volume ancient crosses of Lancashire.

book VII) of the revised version of Henry Taylor's ' The Ancient Crosses & Holy Wells of Lancashire' came out this week. THE ANCIENT CROSSES AND HOLY WELLS OF LANCASHIRE Hardcover – 1 Jan.

by H Taylor (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover, 1 Jan. "Please retry" £ — £ Hardcover £ 2 Used Author: H Taylor.

A revised version of Henry Taylor's ' The Ancient Crosses & Holy Wells of Lancashire' in several volumes is now available from the North West Catholic History Society, 11 Tower Hill, Ormskirk, L39 2EE. This is a primary reference source for any study of ancient wells (most pre-Christian) & crosses in former Historic County Of Lancashire.

Three high crosses in St Mary's churchyard is a Scheduled Monument in Whalley, Lancashire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

Garstang market cross is a Scheduled Monument in Garstang, Lancashire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos. A.J. Noble’s revised version of Taylor’s book The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire, Salford Hundred, gives the precise measurements of the cross as follows: height 7 feet 2 inches tall (presumably with more of it buried underground), shaft 18 inches by 9 inches wide, and arms 22 inches across.

Dating the monument is difficult. An ancient and powerful land-owning family in Lancashire, particularly around the districts of present-day Wigan. The name Gerrard (sometimes spelt Gerard, Garret, Garrett or Gerart) is an old Anglo-Saxon name meaning "spear carrier" and is recorded in the Doomsday book of Posts about Ancient Crosses written by sunbright OS Grid Reference: SD In the churchyard of All Hallows parish church at Great Mitton in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, stands a late Medieval round-headed calvary cross which is beautifully.

Get this from a library. Ancient crosses & holy wells of Lancashire volume 2: Amounderness Hundred. [Henry Taylor; A J Noble]. The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire Volume III Blackburn Hundred by Taylor, Henry.

Wigan: North West Catholic History Society, Soft covers very clean and tidy, pp very bright and clean, binding tight and secure, a very neat and tidy copy. viii+99pp.

Soft. The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire Volume III Blackburn Hundred Author Taylor, Henry Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Very Good Plus Jacket condition No Jacket Binding Paperback Publisher North West Catholic History Society Place of. The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire, Volume IV, Salford Hundred, Henry Taylor ();revised version A.

Noble (), North West Catholic History Society. Notes on Holcombe, () by Rev H. Dowsett. OS grid reference SD In the churchyard of St Mary & All Saints parish church, off King Street, Whalley, in the Ribble Valley are three late Anglo-Saxon sandstone crosses, one in particular is richly carved, but the other two are now showing signs of erosion and, even damage.

They all date from the 10thth centuries and are often. The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire: Amounderness Hundred v. 2 [Henry Taylor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Henry Taylor's The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire was published in This revised version describes these ancient features almost a century later. This volume covers the hundred of salford, that is the part of the historic county of lancashire within a radius of.

Lancashire (/ ˈ l æ ŋ k ə ʃ ər / LANG-kə-shər, /-ʃ ɪər /-⁠sheer; abbreviated Lancs.) is a ceremonial county in North West administrative centre is borders of the ceremonial county were created by the Local Government Act (enacted ) and enclose a population of 1, and an area of 1, square miles (3, km 2).Imp.

8vo, orig. cloth, gt, teg, rubbed, edges uncut. Occasional foxing. Vg. From the library of R.C.S. Walters, civil engineer and author of 'Ancient Wells, Springs, and Holy Wells of Gloucestershire' (), with his name to half-title and occasional marginal pencil annotations.The ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol of life—the ankh, a tau cross surmounted by a loop and known as crux ansata—was adopted and extensively used on Coptic Christian monuments.

The swastika, called crux gammata, composed of four Greek capitals of the letter gamma, is marked on many early Christian tombs as a veiled symbol of the cross.