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Photo Archive 1
New Revised Version.

This is a guide to churches within a “day trip” of Oxford which have been authoritatively reported as having Anglo-Saxon or early Post-Conquest structural remains.
Instructions: The Gazetteer is available in two forms…

Holy Trinity Church is the oldest surviving building in Colchester. The church is located on Trinity Street opposite the town library. Parts of the church tower are believed to date to around 1050 (the Anglo-Saxon period), pre-dating Colchester…

Wallingford town defences
Wallingford town defences, probably first constructed during the reign of Alfred as part of his strategy to defend Wessex against Viking attack. Mention of Wallingford is made in the Burghal Hidage, as a 'burgh', or fortified stronghold, with 2,400…

A presentation with images of the West Stow reconstructed Anglo-Saxon village.

Exterior from south-east
St Mary’s, Stow-in-Lindsey is one of the few surviving Anglo-Saxon Minster churches, and is chiefly remarkable for its impressive size compared with other surviving Anglo-Saxon buildings. It gives an idea of what must have been lost when the…

The Reculver Columns, Canterbury Cathedral
"These columns upheld three arches, which divided the apse from the nave, in the Saxon church at Reculver, which was built when Theodore of Tarsus was Archbishop of Canterbury in 670. They were part of the original building. Between 1540 and 1800 the…

Photograph of Anglo Saxon window in St. Paul's church, Jarrow
Photograph of an Anglo Saxon window in St. Paul's church, Jarrow.

Photograph of St Wystan's church crypt
Photographs of the Anglo-Saxon crypt at St Wystan's church in Repton.

History of Corhampton Saxon Church AD 1020; author Chris Maxse
Corhampton Saxon Church is situated on the banks of the River Meon which runs from East Meon on the South Downs, through the Meon Valley to the Solent at Titchfield Haven.
The Church, which was built in 1020, when Cnut was King of Wessex and…

Anglo-Saxon church architecture.
Part of an ongoing web site dedicated to Anglo-Saxon church architecture.

This is an archived collection of files from Frank Parsons' site, located at . For full access, please visit the site online if…
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