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The Lost Villages of England By Maurice Beresford

The Lost Villages of England by Maurice Beresford

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Originally published in 1954 by Lutterworth Press and now available in the SUTTON HISTORY HANDBOOKS series, a study locating the sites of England's lost medieval villages. Illustrated with aerial photograhs, ground plans, maps and a gazetteer listing the villages by county.

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The Lost Villages of England by Maurice Beresford

Locating the sites of England's "lost" villages, this book describes the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost villages. There is also a gazetteer, listing the villages by county. The text combines the study of local, social and economic history, geography and domestic architecture.

Table of Contents

Part 1: the landscape of the lost village; the fabric of the village; travellers to the lost village; the king's proceedings. Part 2: the occasions of destruction; the motives for destruction; the locale of destruction. Part 3: the final journey. Part 4: the search for the lost village; a list of lost villages, by counties. Appendices: tables; documents.

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The Lost Villages of England by Maurice Beresford
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The History Press Ltd
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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