Tag Archives: Architecture

It’s Surrey Medieval’s Puttenham Church Week! An introduction to the parish church of St John Baptist

Every so often, I elect to make my life a little bit difficult by devising and binge-writing a week’s worth of posts under the banner of a “Surrey Medieval … Week”. So far I’ve done some of the simplest statistical analyses … Continue reading

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Godalming and Old English -ingas name formations

On Saturday just gone, I was in Godalming for an Surrey Archaeological Society Medieval Studies Forum study day, both to hear about and see corners of the town and parish church that are of medieval (or general historical) importance, and to … Continue reading

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What’s the point of it all?

You’ve got to bear with me on this post as I’m not all that sure where I’m going with it, but safe to say the title in no way should be taken too literally. I’m fine. Today I took in … Continue reading

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The enduring lure of dressed blocks of stone

My first real love in medieval history and archaeology was ecclesiastical architecture. Time has passed and my tastes have shifted, to the point where I found it a little tricky to do justice to my reinterpretation of the early fabric … Continue reading

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St Martha’s

After many years, it’s almost time to reveal a piece of work that I consider is the best thing I have ever hit upon in a medieval context. I’m going to keep up the smoke and mirrors act for a … Continue reading

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