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SOME FINE NORMAN REMAINS IN LINCOLNSHIRE YORKSHIRE AND HAMPSHIRE

SOME FINE NORMAN REMAINS IN LINCOLNSHIRE YORKSHIRE AND HAMPSHIRE

One of the few surviving examples of Norman domestic architecture is to be found in Lincolnshire, at Boothby Pagnell (bottom left). While in the same county we can discover another remnant of the conquerors from Normandy in Stamford. This consists of some arcading (bottom right) in what is now a barn, but which used to be part of the church in the Benedictine Priory of S. Leonard. In the West Riding of Yorkshire, and only four and a half miles, as the crow flies, from the heart of Leeds, Adel still preserves its Norman church (top left). This consists of an aisleless nave, little changed by restoration. There is a splendidly carved South door. Wolvesey Castle (top right), at Winchester, was a Saxon stronghold rebuilt by Henry de Blois (1129-71).

Other pictures from Landmarks of the Normans


NORMAN TOWER OF THE CHURCH AT CLUMPING IN SUSSEX

CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND CANTERBURY'S PRIORY AND THE CHURCHES OF BRAMBER AND NEW SHOREHAM

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