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town gates and bridges of medieval Leicester

Jonathan Wilshere

town gates and bridges of medieval Leicester

by Jonathan Wilshere

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Published by Leicester Research section of Chamberlain Music and Books .
Written in English


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It was to consist. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The entries vary quite a bit from town to town in detail and in the types of information reported: from the terse statement of the overall value of Rochester to the lengthy lists of individual property-holders at Leicester and Colchester, the latter being a rare instance in which quantities of burgesses are identified by name.

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Its residents.The town centre next to the docks, largely built in the late Victorian and Edwardian era, has a scale and confidence you would not expect for a small town.

Aire St was the first street to be built in the s. The grand but severe Lowther Hotel is right by the dock gates and the wide street is lined with what were once handsome 3 story terraces.