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... thinking and doing and hoping for...and fearing... The ruined abbey is there as a result of the beloved king I keep hearing about all over England and Scotland - Henry VIII and his order to demolish abbeys - we can only imagine the impact of the demolition of a whole lifestyle for so many people right here in York. I headed to the museum for some education, contributed to the donation box as usual and, as I walked through the entry, ...
Yep, dear ol' Dennis Prest was born in 1914, so he's seen quite a bit of history happen right in front of his nose... It was such a mission to find his place, even more so because I had checked out of my b&b in Harrogate and was pulling my case on wheels behind me! The address I'd given omitted the street name (!) so it took a while, but after asking a few people and a couple of phone calls, I hauled my case up a very, very ...
... the garden - well, he did!! He
managed to dig up an old stone sink, which would have been used in the original kitchen - amazingly he hauled it 50 yards, until he was exhausted, and left it there. The next morning, he could hardly move the thing but it is now safely installed in his garden - he took me there
so I could take a photo of it - the only piece of the house left!! He said he'd give it to me if it would help - I assured him it was better with him... ...
... that the famous alley is called The Shambles and then took us to see it. The Shambles is "arguably the best preserved medieval street in the world. It was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of William the Conqueror in 1086. Many of the buildings on the street today date back to the late fourteenth and fifteenth century (around 1350-1475)" ("The Shambles York"). I really enjoyed the alley and could tell it had an obvious history, but I ...
It was Geoff's turn to plan our walk and we starting in Lastingham, a lovely village and parish with a population of 96 people. After parking the car and donning our walking gear, we set out past one of three holy wells in the village dedicated to three missionaries from the 7th century. (See the history at the end of this blog to get a clearer perspective of the men for whom these wells were named.) These wells ...