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history & antiquities of the town of Ludlow and its ancient castle

Wright, Thomas

history & antiquities of the town of Ludlow and its ancient castle

with lives of the presidents and descriptive and historical accounts of gentlemen"s seats, villages &c.

by Wright, Thomas

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Published by E. J. Morten (Publishers) in Manchester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ludlow (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Ludlow (England) -- History.,
    • Ludlow (England) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed. with additions, Ludlow, Procter and Jones, 1826.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.L85 W87 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], iv, 276 p. [2] leaves.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5496801M
      ISBN 100901598569
      LC Control Number73330749

      Ludlow History. Ludlow was an ancient settlement, part of the large manor of Stanton, although it was not recorded in the Domesday Book in The castle was probably erected before , by Walter de Lacy, built as a defence against the Welsh. Ludlow is a thriving market town and an architectural gem, situated above the River Teme and is surrounded by the countryside of south Shropshire, busy throughout the year with events and festivals celebrating food, arts, crafts, theatre, and the showcase for this being the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival held every September.

      The Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow, Shropshire is a house of historical significance. A major part of it was built in about but some of the building may be older than this. It was a private residence for many years and in the late part of the 20th century it became a school. A Town Full of History. A walk through Ludlow's main streets and quiet lanes is to experience over years of history. Ludlow's History. Broad Street, Ludlow. Ludlow Castle. Ludlow Castle is one of the most interesting castles in the Marches, in a dominant and imposing position high above the River Teme. See more. Ludlow Castle. Broadgate.

      Ireland Inishowen Its History, Traditions and Antiquities Book, P Simpson. $ shipping: + $ shipping. The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow and its Ancient Castle. $ shipping: + $ shipping. History Antiquities Deanery of Craven York Whitaker Illustrated date: Etymology. The origin of the name "Shropshire" is the Old English "Scrobbesbyrigscīr" (literally Shrewsburyshire), perhaps taking its name from Richard Scrob (or FitzScrob or Scrope), the builder of Richard's Castle near what is now the town of r, the Normans who ruled England after found both "Scrobbesbyrig" and "Scrobbesbyrigscir" difficult to pronounce so they softened.


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The history & antiquities of the town of Ludlow and its ancient castle: with lives of the presidents and descriptive and historical accounts of gentlemen's seats, villages &c. The History & Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow, and Its Ancient Castle;: With Lives of the Item PreviewPages: The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow, and its Ancient Castle; with Lives of the Lord Presidents, and Descriptive and Historical Accounts of Gentlemen's Seats, Villages, &c.

Anon Procter and Jones: London " by 4" (vii) pp. SUMMARY A scarce edition of this local interest book on Ludlow. Scarce. Overall Condition: Very GoodSeller Rating: % positive. The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow, and its Ancient Castle; with Lives of the Lord Presidents, and Descriptive and Historical Accounts of Gentlemen's Seats, Villages, &c.

By Anon. - Ludlow - Procter and Jones. " by 4"; (vii) pp. Full text of "The History & Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow and Its Ancient Castle: With Lives of the Lord See other formats. Ludlow (/lə́dləw/; Welsh: Llwydlo) is a market town in Shropshire, England, 28 miles (45 km) south of Shrewsbury and 23 miles (37 km) north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the a population of approximat, Ludlow is the largest town in South town is significant in the history of the Welsh Marches and neighbouring Wales.

From onwards the town walls were constructed; the Ludlow Castle stood within the circuit of the walls and shared a common line of defence.

Four main gates and three postern (secondary) gates were built. Apart from the Castle, Ludlow retains some well-preserved stretches of town wall and the sites of its seven gates can readily be identified. The history & antiquities of the town of Ludlow and its ancient castle; with lives of the lord presidents, and descriptive and historical accounts of gentlemen's seats, villages, &c.

in the neighbourhood. Shropshire: Its Early History and Antiquities: Comprising a Description of the Important British and Roman Remains in that County: Its Saxon and Danish Reminiscences: the Domesday Survey of Shropshire: and the History of Its Forests, Towns, Manor, Abbeys, Churches, Castles, and Great Baronial Houses: Author: John Corbet Anderson: Publisher.

Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River castle was probably founded by Walter de Lacy after the Norman conquest and was one of the first stone castles to be built in England.

During the civil war of the 12th century the castle changed hands several times between. From onwards the town walls were constructed; Ludlow Castle stood within the circuit of the walls. Ludlow Castle has played a key role in some turbulent events in English history.

One of its 14th-century owners, Roger Mortimer, helped his mistress Queen Isabella. The History And Antiquities Of The Town Of Ludlow And Its Ancient Castle $ Martin John H. Columbus Geo From Its Selection As Trading Town In 1st Ed. Ludlow, town (parish), administrative and historic county of Shropshire, western England, on the River Teme.

A castle, occupying a commanding position, was begun probably in by Roger de Lacy; it fell into ruin in the 18th century. The planned town was laid out in 12th-century grid fashion.

Author: Alfred C. Lenz File Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub Download: Read: History & antiquities of the town of Ludlow, and its ancient castle. Ludlow: Printed and sold by Procter and Jones: Sold also by Longman & Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wright; Thomas Higham; Longman & Co.,; Proctor and.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: History & antiquities of the town of Ludlow, and its ancient castle. Ludlow [Eng.] Printed and sold by Procter and Jones, Welcome to Ludlow Castle, one of the finest medieval ruins in England.

Set in the glorious Shropshire countryside at the heart of the superb, bustling black & white market town of Ludlow. Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility – a glimpse into the lifestyle of medieval society.

The Estate overlooks the traditional market town of Ludlow, described by the poet John Betjeman as `probably the loveliest town in Britain, Downton is a land of steep valleys and sweeping hills, the whole dotted with ancient redbrick farmhouses and archaic stone barns.The full renovation cost approximately £1m more than restoring Castle House to residential use and was completed in early June This exciting and ambitious renovation has allowed the ground floor of Castle House, for the first time in its history, to be accessible to all and adds greatly to the facilities offered in the castle – which was always one of the main reasons for embarking on.

InLudlow Castle was passed down to the Duke of York, Richard as the inheritor of the castle. During the Wars of the Roses, Ludlow Castle was symbolized as Yorkist authority.

See Also: 10 Facts about London Tower. Facts about Ludlow Castle 5: the Crown. Ludlow Castle was handed to the Crown after Edward IV earned the throne of England in.