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Published by K.A.F. Brewin Books in Studley, Warwickshire .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Alcester (England)

Subjects:

  • Alcester (England) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by G. Edward Saville for the Alcester and District Local History Society, Warwickshire.
ContributionsSaville, G. Edward, Alcester and District Local History Society (Warwickshire)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690.A28 A44 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2333303M
ISBN 10094773113X
LC Control Number86222206
OCLC/WorldCa16716938

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Alcester (/ ˈ ɒ l s t ər, ˈ ɔː l-/ ()) is a market town and civil parish of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne and River Arrow in Warwickshire, England, approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Stratford-upon-Avon, and 8 miles south of Redditch, close to the Worcestershire border. The census recorded a population of 6,District: Stratford-on-Avon. Historical Description. Alcester, a town and a parish in Warwickshire, near the borders of Worcestershire. The town stands at the confluence of the Aine and the Arrow, 7 miles SE of Redditch, and 8 W by N of Stratford-on-Avon; it has a station on the G.W.R. and M.R., miles from London. A Short History of Alcester's Schools,, , Occasional Paper No. 7; Alcester and District Local History Society , 8 Saville Saville G.E. (Editor): Alcester - A History ;, K. A. F. Brewin Books , 6 Rewse Rewse5 V. R: A History of Alcester Grammar, School with Special Reference to the Curriculum, ;. Historical significance. In Roman times Alcester (Alauna) was a walled town and Roman fort of some importance [citation needed] being located at a junction between the Ryknild Street Roman road and the ancient Saltway from Droitwich and the Roman road from Stratford upon Avon and the Fosse important market town, Alcester was the site of a Benedictine monastery founded in the middle of.

Alcester Roman Museum: hands on activities; exhibits and artefacts and for all the family to explore. Alcester School’s history The historical records from Alcester’s National School are held locally by the Alcester Heritage Network (AHN). Working on the original logbooks and minute books. Alcester A duo Oliver Linnett and James Faulkes hit back to level at when they took the second set after a tie-break. The games went to the wire before Alcester C broke through to take the last championship tie-break set ( in points) and the match by two rubbers to one to lift the Junior Cup. Henley-in-Arden (also known as simply Henley) is a small town in Warwickshire, name is a reference to the former Forest of the census the town had a population of 2,, increasing to 2, at the census.. Henley is known for its variety of historic buildings, some of which date back to medieval times, and its wide variety of preserved architectural styles.

  History of The Fox Inn - Timber framed Grade II Listed Private House & Retail Shop on Alcester High Street, B49 5AD GenClub Family History Research Research support and assistance from local intelligence and in local archives and repositories, to help those tracing their Warwickshire family history from afar. Alcester and Local District History Society - Lots of articles about the history of Alcester Windows on Warwickshire - A great website showing old photographs of Warwickshire. There are s of pictures of Alcester, just type Alcester in the quick search box and press find. Historical significance. In Roman times Alcester (Alauna) was a walled town and Roman fort of some importance, standing at a junction between the Ryknild Street Roman road and the ancient Saltway from Droitwich and the Roman road from Stratford upon Avon and the Fosse important market town, Alcester was the site of a Benedictine monastery founded in the middle of the 12th century by. The Heritage Centre fully explores Alcester's Roman history and visitors can see exhibitions depicting everyday life in and around Roman Alcester. A short distance from the town two of Warwickshire's premier stately homes can be found - Ragley Hall and Coughton Court, both share a fascinating history, and are set in beautiful landscaped grounds.