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Calleva: the Last Romano-British City October 14, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval
Calleva: the Last Romano-British City

Beachcombing finishes, today, his rapid tour around bizarre or curious near-London and London sites: a work he has undertaken partly for Canadian History Student and partly out of nostalgia – he is in Italy at the moment.  And what better place to end than Calleva Atrebatorum, the Woody Place of the Atrebates Tribe, way out […]

A Ring, A Curse Stone and J.R.R. Tolkien October 11, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient
A Ring, A Curse Stone and J.R.R. Tolkien

As noted in yesterday’s post Beachcombing is presently trying to pass on some off-the-beaten-track travel tips to Canadian History Student in his/her coming trip around south-east England. Beachcombing thought that for the second of his suggested visits he would counsel a quick run up to Vyne House near Basingstoke. Beachcombing doesn’t care much for the […]