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medieval floor-tiles of Leicestershire

N. R. Whitcomb

medieval floor-tiles of Leicestershire

by N. R. Whitcomb

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Published by Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society .
Written in English


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Statementby N.R. Whitcomb.
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Synopsis Westminster' tiles - named after Westminster Abbey where they were first recognised - are among the most common types of medieval floor tiles found in London. At least some of these tiles were made at a kiln site in Farrington s: 1. A study of the history of the book trade (printing, bookselling, stationery and publishing) in Leicester, from the medieval beginnings of the trade (parchment making etc.) up to cl The development of the book trade is examined in its local, regional and national contexts, including cultural, social and economic aspects, with the aim of contributing to the growing corpus of historical Author: John Hinks.

The Tudor Inventories from Appleby [Leicestershire], (Alan Roberts, Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies) List of 33 inventories, and transcripts of . You searched for: medieval tiles! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

The Leicestershire Survey (Guy Etchells) Latin text from J.H. Round, Feudal England () Hubert Hall, ed., The Red Book of the Exchequer. Part 1. () (HathiTrust Digital Library) Rolls Series, number Latin transcript. Scutages and barons' charters. Indexed in volume 3. [Other copies at: HathiTrust Digital Library.] Hubert Hall, ed. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Podcast A Day Drinking Ipek's Wytching Hour Archivos del Aula de Acknowledge The Hero Podcast Bram Stoker en el centenario de su inmortalidad City Bites Podcast.


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The study focuses on one of the richest medieval floor tile assemblages in the world, with material from sites. Over different designs and 60 mosaic arrangements have been identified. Jennie Stopford examines the monastic influence on northern England's manufacture and use of floor : Jennie Stopford.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Norma Ruth Whitcomb. Medieval floor tiles of Keynsham Abbey Unknown Binding – January 1, by Barbara J Lowe (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" Author: Barbara J Lowe. Floor tiles with a wealth of different patterns and designs were used during the Middle Ages, in churches, cathedrals, royal palaces, and the homes of wealthy citizens.

Durable and hygenic, these tiles were a fashionable decorative element in medieval interiors. Jennie Stopford, Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England: Pattern and purpose – production between the 13th and 16th centuries (Oxbow Books, Oxford, ).

Jennie Stopford, ‘The Yorkshire Medieval Tile Project’, TACS Journal, 4 (), pp This study of the design, manufacture and use of medieval floor tiles shows the long-lasting influence achieved in the north of England, especially by the Cistercian monasteries. It serves to demonstrate how these monastic houses made use of the resources and contacts available to them.

The study focuses on one of the richest medieval floor tile assemblages in the world, with material from The Society published Miss N.

Whitcomb's book The Medieval Floor-Tiles of Leicestershire on 1 June. It has been well received. The Archaeological Journal concluded a most friendly review with the remark that "the book, as a whole, is a model of thoroughness and methodical arrangement, and shows how far the study of medieval tiles has developed since the term 'encaustic tile' covered practically.

This book is a catalogue of medieval deocrated floor tiles from the historic (up until ) county of Somerset. It is intended primarily as a source of reference for archaeologists, museum staff, art historians and those studying design.5/5(1).

Medieval Floor Tiles Archaeologists found this floor tile in the Greyfriars church in Leicester when they were looking for the remains of King Richard III. This study of the design, manufacture and use of medieval floor tiles shows the long-lasting influence achieved in the north of England, especially by the Cistercian monasteries.

It serves to demonstrate how these monastic houses made use of the resources and contacts available to them. Medieval Leicester’s Roman origins.

Medieval Leicester lay within the old Roman walls. The town walls followed the lines of what are now Soar Lane, Sanvey Gate, Church Gate, Gallowtree Gate, Horsefair Street and Bath Lane in the west. Four fortress-like gates provided the main entrances into the town known as North Gate, East Gate, South Gate and West Gate.

The chapel, although much altered during the s, retains its original floor tiles. TUR LANGTON. St Andrew’s Church was built in by Henry Goddard & Son of Leicester, with Henry’s son Joseph Goddard taking responsibility for its unusual design.

It is mostly of brick, the interior being of red brick banded with black; there is frequent use of shaped brick. In the spring and summer herbs and flowers could be added to make the rushes (and the room) smell sweeter and to disguise less welcome odours.

Fourteenth Century Tiles. Tiles provided a far more upmarket floor surface. Like everything else in medieval. A survey of medieval floor tiles in St Andrews Cathedral Museum and the Abbots House, Arbroath Abbey. Folco, J Published by Academic Journal Offprint from - Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries - Scotland.

However, judging by the vast array of colors and designs found on Medieval floors, at least in high-status buildings, it seems that the Medieval world was one of bold color and patterns. Thomas The Apostle St Thomas Tile Art Mosaic Tiles Modern Flooring Flooring Ideas Buy Tile Floor Cloth Vintage Tile pins.

Leicestershire Map ; Leicestershire Workhouses; Leicestershire Workhouses Links; List of Medals and when they began; Mayors of Leicester; Medals Gallery; Medieval Leicester Map; Military Museum's; My Surnames of Interest.

Naval History Links; Online Books; Peatling Parva; Regiment Websites; Royal Air Force Links; Street names that have gone. This book by Robert F Hartley is the last in his great series on the medieval earthworks of Leicestershire which has been slowly published since the ’s and which has just been published.

Title: The Medieval Earthworks of North-east Leicestershire Issue 88 of Leicestershire Museums publication Issue 88 of Leicestershire Museums, Art Galleries. Medieval Floor Tiles of Northern England by Jennie Stopford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Line Impressed Tiles. With the rise of the abbeys across Britain in the early 12th C there was a call for a lot of tiles to be made.

The early mosaic tiles were very time consuming to make and the geometric patters they created were complicated, and so tilers began making simpler tiles which could be produced at a quicker rate.

The church of Cleeve Abbey was swiftly demolished but the cloister remains as do many lovely, if cracked thirteenth century floor tiles, which lay hidden beneath the soil for many centuries. The display in the abbey buildings includes tiles showing Richard the Lionheart and Saladin on horseback.The Leicestershire History site is part of the Victoria County History Trust.

Our aim is to publish online and within a series of books, a history of every town and village in Leicestershire, from the first settlers to the present day. Each history will cover seven main themes.