Some Remarks Upon the Church of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire: Read at a Meeting of the Oxford Society for Promoting TheStudy of Gothic Architecture, November 19, 1839, Together with Extracts from Delafield's Ms. in the Bodleian Library Entitled "Notitia Hasleiana".

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Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture, 1848 - 159 pages
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Page 97 - Wally, half a mile north from the church by the abbey spring called Collwell, at the same distance from the town, where he places a fort. On the east is the village of Warborough. The walls run between Overy ; thence south, where the great road now is, quite to the present town, and so on to Dykehills." The foundations of the wall are still frequently turned up by the plough in several of these places. Hearne says, "we are sure, even after the conquest, there were at least four churches here, three...
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Page 76 - Dorkcester 5*. for all service, save scutage when it shall happen to the said abbot. John le Boltere holds in the same hamlet, of the same fee, one messuage and one furlong of land, with the appurtenances, and renders by the year to the said abbot of Dorkcester \8d.
Page 97 - ... Swinbrook, at the west end of the church, there were, in digging one of the foundations, discovered certain little roomes under ground, some paved very smoothly with hard white stone, (some briked round.) In one of the roomes was an hearth in the middle, much like those, but far less, in college halls." four men ; this he thinks to have been a place of punishment. He adds, " the limits of the abbey run mostly on the north side of the church, where was a cloister and other buildings." The remains...

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