Minster View Guest House
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Down the the M40 motorway, 6 lanes of traffic and our first stop is at Oxford for a coffee and stretch the legs. Guess what, no hassle at the checkout everyone speaks English.
Continue on to Stratford upon Avon, Avon being a river where we have a group photo for the tour and a couples photo as well with Anne Hathaway's cottage in the background.
Left in the car alone at 1.00 pm. Kathleen has a hen party today so I am going to drive down to London and meet her at Heathrow tomorrow. Arrive at Premier Inn at Pontefract at 8.00 pm. Just in time to watch the end of the Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus. Barcelona win of ...
... off the following: - Walk along the top of the Roman Wall - St. Mary's Abbey ruins - gardens of the Lendal Tower - Kings Manor - Minster view - Robin Hood's tower at the 'corner' of the Roman Wall - the market - Barley Hall - the Shambles JR and I had a delicious meal at a place called Prezzo, complete with a prosecco for him and a Prezzo Royale (prosecco w Chambord) for me. Another early evening (we're old, honies) and tomorrow, we leave England for our last country: ...
... approximately 40 years old
you from here?
- Yes I am
you lived here all your life?
- Born and bred!
you seen anything change here at all since you grew up?
-Not a great deal, a few more shops here
and there which weren’t there before, cobble roads being replaced by modern
... preserved everything. Timber wattle & daub walls, oak timbers, leather boots.. everything.
It's an amazing record of settlement and a monumental find.
Until recent history, excavation before development is hard and expensive. Most old towns just demolish and build on top of the old materials. If York Minster hadn't been built on top of the old Roman outpost, the Minsters sixteen thousand tonnes of stone would have sunk and toppled hundreds ...