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Charnwood forest and its historians and the Charnwood manors

George F. Farnham

Charnwood forest and its historians and the Charnwood manors

by George F. Farnham

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Published by Edgar Backus in Leicester (44-46 Cank Street) .
Written in English


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Statementby George F. Farnham ; with notes on the churches ofBarrow-on-Soar, Whitwick and Shepshed, by A. Hamilton Thompson ... ; ... introduction by R.E. Martin.
ContributionsThompson, A. Hamilton.
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Open LibraryOL14865971M

CHARNWOOD FOREST GOLF CLUB. Opened in , and with a design that was later influenced by James Braid, our superb 9- Hole heathland course was created to make full use of the natural environment in this particularly beautiful part of the Leicestershire countryside. Filing history for CHARNWOOD FOREST LIMITED () People for CHARNWOOD FOREST LIMITED () More for CHARNWOOD FOREST LIMITED () Registered office address Scamhazel Farm, Ashby Road, Boundary, Leicestershire, England, DE11 7BA. Company status Active.

Charnwood Forest is an area of rocky outcrops, woodland and heathland, between Leicester and Loughborough, in the English Midlands. Between and Michael Webster co-ordinated a detailed survey of the breeding birds of the area, and this book provides distribution maps for all 93 recorded species. The first meeting of the Friends this season took place on Thursday 26th September at the Woodhouse Eaves village hall, where we were to have heard a talk on ‘Visitors to Charnwood forest’ by David Robinson. Unfortunately this talk had to be postponed for medical reasons, so Marilyn Palmer gave a talk on ‘The Making of the Industrial Landscape in Leicestershire’.

History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest. The History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest, by Thomas Rossell Potter, , is a fascinating historical reference book. Community Web Kit . Charnwood, borough (district), administrative county of Leicestershire, England. Nearly all of the borough belongs to the historic county of Leicestershire, except for a small area east of Wymeswold that lies in the historic county of Nottinghamshire. The borough’s name comes from Charnwood Forest.


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Charnwood forest and its historians and the Charnwood manors by George F. Farnham Download PDF EPUB FB2

CHARNWOOD FOREST AND ITS HISTORIANS 3 the Outwoods, White Horse wood and the oaks growing about Charley hall and in Bradgate park, there were scarcely any trees left. Potter, in his History of Charnwood, tells us that the last Swainmote Court in Charnwood was held in the middle of the seventeenth century.

According to Domesday Book, there was only one settlement in Charnwood Forest inat Charley whose name would appear to come from the same root, with the suffix -ley denoting open land, rather than forest.

In the years after the Norman conquest, newly created settlements took major areas of land out of the forest for use in agriculture. Charnwood Forest is England’s unexpected uplands. Having been created in a volcanic eruption million years ago in the oceans near the South Pole, Charnwood has developed rich layers of heritage.

Its landscape is defined by granite-topped hills, wooded valleys, heathlands and grasslands. The History and Antiquities of Charnwood Forest: With an Appendix on the Geology, Botany and Ornithology of the District Thomas Rossell Potter Hamilton, Adams, - Charnwood Forest (England) - pages.

This mile walk takes you to the four peaks that define Charnwood Forest. Along the way you will pass the oldest rocks in Britain, visit historic deer parks and take in some spectacular views. Charnwood Forest is famed for its craggy hills and dry stone walls, but is also rich in wildlife.

Charnwood Forest has been successful in a £m grant bid for initial support by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) through its Landscape Partnership (LP) programme. Charnwood Forest Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Leicestershire and in celebrated its th anniversary, part of which included a Royal Visit from HRH The Duke of York KG.

Charnwood was originally part of the Beaumanor Estate situated in Old Woodhouse, near Loughborough, Leicestershire and began life as a “Grace and Favour” club. Charnwood Forest Convalescent Homes Posted on February 3, by Harriet Richardson As convalescent homes were not strictly speaking medical buildings, and most of the patients sent to convalescence were able to get up during the day, many were established in private houses which required little alteration to fit them to their purpose.

The statement 'All his woods of Charnwood' reflected the break up of the earl of Chester's enormous 'Wood of Challenge' (which was unrecorded by Domesday Book). It is not until the mid thirteenth century that the names of these often substantial remnants first appear and certain inferences can be.

charnwood forest golf club Opened inand with a design that was later influenced by James Braid, our superb 9- Hole heathland course was created to make full use of the natural environment in this particularly beautiful part of the Leicestershire countryside.

CHARNWOOD-FOREST, a bare hilly tract, about 20 miles in circuit, in the NE of Leicester; near Charley, 5 miles SW of was disforested after the Conquest. It consists chiefly of trap rocks; but includes slate, freestone, and coal, Its highest ground is Bardon hill; which has an altitude of feet, and commands a very extensive view.

Full text of " History and antiquities of Charnwood forest: with an appendix on the geology, botany & ornithology of the district. The Charnwood Forest Railway was a branch line in Leicestershire constructed by the Charnwood Forest Company between and [page needed] The branch line ran from Coalville (joined from the Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway (ANJR)) to the town of Loughborough.

Historical Description. Charnwood Forest, a bare hilly tract, about 20 miles in circuit, in the NE of Leicestershire, near Charley, 5 miles SW of Loughborough. It was enclosed in It consists chiefly of trap rocks, but includes slate, freestone, and coal.

Phone: () Fax: () Visit: Crutchfield Street Richmond, Virginia Contact Us. A PROJECT that’s looking into the history of Charnwood Forest is holding roadshows this week to attract more volunteers.

‘Charnwood Roots’ is looking at how people have lived, worked and. map of Charnwood Forest To view in more detail, save the picture to your computer.

Its success lead to the opening of a second convalescent home on Brand Hill which opened inintended for Leicester patients.

The two homes were merged in from which time they were officially known as Charnwood Forest Convalescent Homes. DESFORD. Desford Hall Convalescent Home SK BF bed convalescent home opened in Bradgate Park (local pronunciation: / ˌ b r æ d ɡ ʌ t /) is a public park in Charnwood Forest, in Leicestershire, England, northwest of covers acres ( hectares).

The park lies between the villages of Newtown Linford, Anstey, Cropston, Woodhouse Eaves and River Lin runs through the park, flowing into Cropston Reservoir which was constructed on part of the park. This is a potted history of the Charnwood International Scout and Guide camps.

You will see that some of our information is a little sketchy in places – if you have facts, figures or memories that would help fill things out, please contact us. – The Start of Charnwood. The idea of the Charnwood camps came about in the late seventies. Leicestershire (/ ˈ l ɛ s t ər ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər / (); postal abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands, being within the East county borders Nottinghamshire to the north, Lincolnshire to the north-east, Rutland to the east, Northamptonshire to the south-east, Warwickshire to the south-west, Staffordshire to the west, and Derbyshire to the north-west.

Millions of pounds is to be spent promoting the ‘hidden gem’ that is Charnwood Forest. A £ million grant has been awarded to The National Forest .the. history and antiquities of. charnwood by. t. r. forest. potter.

with. an appendix, on the. geology, botany, and ornithology of the district. the geology by j. b.