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A trip out; Warden Church
Topic Started: May 26 2013, 05:07 AM (328 Views)
Malise McGuire
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Warden Church.

Did you notice the lancet windows dedicated to John Clayton, Esq., of Chesters? He was the one who saved much of what we see of Hadrian's Wall central section today.

John Clayton (town clerk) - Wikpedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Clayton_(town_clerk)

We bought a book - 'Saving the Wall - The Conservation of Hadrian's Wall' by Stephen Leach & Alan Whitworth - from Vindolanda Museum, last autumn, and a very interesting read it was too. It tells the story of the conservation of Hadrian's Wall, from the construction of General Wade's Military Road in the 18th century to the designation of the Wall as a World Heritage Site in 1987.

Malise & Mike
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Malise McGuire
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Oh, forgot! Some pix of the window and the inscription, and close up of Saxon window, found in Warden Church.

We 'collect' Saxon towers etc :D

M & M
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Malise McGuire
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Nothing like a repeat message! :'(

M
Edited by Malise McGuire, May 26 2013, 05:51 PM.
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