ancient crosses and holy wells of Lancashire

a condensed version by Henry Taylor

Publisher: North West Catholic History Society in Wigan

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StatementHenry Taylor ; edited with a foreword by J.A. Hilton.
ContributionsHilton, J.A., North West Catholic History Society.
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  Ancient Crosses in Lancashire The Whalley crosses are located in the churchyard to the south of St Mary's Church, Whalley, and are constructed of local sandstone. The westernmost of the three cross shafts (Whalley I) measures approximately m tall and is of rectangular cross section tapering towards the top. Holy wells with the remains of night-lights, both inside and outside the waters, or stone circles with burnt centres where some fool has lit a bonfire, as well as the panoply of . The book begins by exploring the origins and antiquity of holy wells. The author then discusses the Clare group of wells against the social and historical landscape of the county during 19th century, charting the rise and fall of the popularity of devotion at wells, their significance to the community and the slow decline to modern times.   Cornwall was the first volume in the Buildings of England series, published in This extensively revised edition brings much new research to bear on the history of the county’s buildings, beginning with its rich prehistoric remains and early Christian structures and monuments including numerous Celtic crosses and holy wells.

  Sacred wells have played an important part in the culture and landscape of Cornwall for several millennia, and continue to do so. Holy Wells: Cornwall is a collection of beautiful colour photographs of forty-five of the most important and pre-eminent wells in the county, accompanied by an informative text about the history and legends associated with them, and a number of poems .   roman remains, whalley, lancashire Guest on Fri am The casual visitor to Whalley would pass through quickly without a moment’s hesitation, seeing only a bottleneck of parked vehicles, a number of inappropriate shops and a number of alcohol drinking establishments. 'Ley lines are hypothetical alignments of a number of places of geographical interest, such as ancient monuments and megaliths. Their existence was suggested in by the amateur archaeologist Alfred Watkins, whose book 'The Old Straight Track' brought the alignments to the attention of the wider public'. Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Cross is a Grade II listed building in Croston, 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.

Another good reference book is ‘Betwixt Ribbel and Moerse’ by Walter Jesson which is now out of print but copies can be found in the reference section of the Central Library in Liverpool and no doubt other local libraries. It contains a lot of detail about the location of many of the Ancient Crosses which were widespread throughout Lancashire. Taylor, Henry The Ancient Crosses and Wells of Lancashire: Lonsdale Hundred review 79/ Temple of Zion 77/5. Thornborough, N. Yorks. 70/7ff, 73/, 74/ timber monuments 70/8, 73/2. timber circle (see Holme-next-the-sea) 77/3. Tinnitus 71/12ff. Tintagel, Cornwall 76/ Too, Lillian The Complete Illustrated Guide to Feng-Shui 75/ chapels, crosses and holy wells 16 Travels & Ad JanFeb:Travels 25/11/ Page of a baths complex, has survived as a small church, formerly, and most unlikely, dedicated to St Venus. There are a number of places where pre-existing pagan or prehistoric. 18 Bathurst Walk, Iver, Buckinghamshire, SL0 9AZ, U.K. Tel: +44 (0) / Fax: +44 (0) Email: [email protected]@

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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. Henry Taylor, The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire – A Revised Version V: West Derby Hundred by A.J. Noble, J.A. Hilton, and W.A. Varney () Henry Taylor, The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire – A Revised Version VI: Leyland Hundred by A.J Noble., J.A.

Hilton, M. Panikkarr and W.A. Varney, () Leicestershire. A glance through works such as Jones on Holy Wells of Wales and Hope’s Legendary Lore of Holy Wells produces quite a number. The custom was quite widespread from Northumberland (Worm Well) to much of Wales where at for example at Ffynnon Enddwyn, Merioneth, Wales evil.

Get this from a library. Ancient crosses & holy wells of Lancashire volume 2: Amounderness Hundred. [Henry Taylor; A J Noble].

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.]. 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. Lancashire Folk – the Book. Posted on by LancashireFolk ‘Lancashire Folk’ by Melanie Warren Very pleased to finally be able to announce that Lancashire Folk will be published in Novemberby Schiffer Publishing, as part of their extensive collection of paranormal literature.

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. 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. CROSSES IN CROSBY AND DISTRICT S INCE Henry Taylor published The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire insome 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. Buy THE ANCIENT CROSSES AND HOLY WELLS OF LANCASHIRE by Taylor, H (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : H Taylor.

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 Format: Paperback.

The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire by Taylor, H. at Pemberley Books. The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire. by Taylor, H. 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.

Golant Holy Well, Golant 73 Gulval Well 75 Gunwalloe Well 78 St. Guron's Well, Bodmin 80 Halwell Holy Well 84 Helstone Holy Well 85 St. Ingongar's Well, Lanivet 87 Jesus Well, St.

Minver 89 Jetwells Holy Well, Lanteglos, Camelford 93 Joan's Pitcher, Trelaske. See Penventon Well. John's Well, Morwenstow 96 St. Julian's Well, Mount Edgcumbe 98Pages: Buy THE ANCIENT CROSSES AND HOLY WELLS OF LANCASHIRE (A REVISED VERSION VOLUME IV SALFORD HUNDRED) VOLUME IV by Henry Taylor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Ancient Crosses & Holy Wells Of Lancashire, Maps Enclosed The hundred of Salford by Henry Taylor F.S.A Published by Richard Gill, Manchester Works On Paper. Ends from. 04 Sep BST Date Format. Venue Address. St Georges Road Lytham St Annes.

Henry Taylor in his great antiquarian work of ‘The Ancient Crosses of Lancashire’ also mentions Mary Hoyle Well. Sources: Byrne, Clifford., The Holy Wells and Mineral Springs of N.E. Lancashire, Marsden Antiquarians, Nelson, Mr. Henry Taylor, in his Ancient Crosses and Wells in Lancashire, gives some diagrams of the Well along with his interesting account, in which he says: ‘I could not find the chapel, but some of the stairs in the dilapidated house close by may have formed a portion of such an edifice.’ This was the residence of the Gerards of the Well, and.

Posts about Ancient Crosses written by sunbright OS Grid Reference: SD On the southern flank of Kiln Hill and overlooking the northern end of Watersheddles Reservoir, near Scar Top, is the Medieval boundary stone called Watersheddles Cross or Hanging Stone which, even today, marks the boundary between Lancashire and Yorkshire.

St Helen's Well was a much visited site for hundreds of years. Local people would collect spring water from it and also deposit offerings of metal pins. Destroyed inthe well has not been restored, but is now marked by a celtic stone cross and plaque.

Both the story of the well and its rebirth as a cross site are. In Barrow's record office there is a book called, "The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire," written by Henry Taylor.

It contains most of the wells mentioned here as well as much other information which I would recommend to anyone interested in this topic but enough of this and let us look at the holy wells of Low Furness.

Crosses, Saints & Holy Wells in Cornwall. Holy Wells and Crosses of Cornwall visit our A-Z of Cornwall, where you will find information in our index of town and individual site pages. The map shows the locations of just a few of Cornwall's ancient Crosses and Holy Wells.

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As stock comes to their UK distributor by sea, it will be available in the UK from January Priced at. Full text of "Ancient and holy wells of Cornwall" See other formats. - Explore mariettamidwife's board "Holy Wells", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Places, Holi and Mists of avalon pins. Ancient & Holy Wells of Edinburgh by Paul Bennett Northern Antiquarian: Alva Kindle edition - pages. Price - £ This is the first detailed guide ever written on the the holy wells and healing springs in and around the ancient city of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Written in a simple A-Z gazetteer style, nearly Howick Cross is a landmark and small hamlet in Penwortham, South Ribble, Lancashire, is located just over 2 miles south west of the city of hamlet is predominantly made up of a small community, a primary school, various farms and an electrical community had a population of people in Country: England.

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The well at Fernyhalgh is the best-known Holy Well in central Lancashire. Fernyhalgh consists of a few farms about three miles north-east of Preston. Donations for the maintenance of the well shrine may be sent to; Rev. Parish Priest, St Mary's, Fernyhalgh Lane, Grimsargh, Preston, Lancs., PR2 5RR.

Bibliography from the Holy Wells Site. Anon.Melanie lives in Lancashire and has done so all her life. Melanie's latest book, The Enchanted Valley: A Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Llanthony Valley, is available here.

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Read more on Melanie’s website.Taylor, Henry, The Ancient Crosses and Holy Wells of Lancashire, Sherratt & Hughes: Manchester Thompson, Ian & Frances, The Water of Life: Springs and Wells of Mainland Britain.