Memorials of Hampshire. (page 2/3)

[picture: Netley Abbey]

Netley Abbey

“The site of Netley Abbey indeed, like that of all the abbeys of the Cistercian Order, is choice, and was selected by the founders for various reasons. A spot remote from towns, quiet and peaceful, on the banks of a river will supplied with fish, in a valley, and as much a possible surrounded by hills, both for protection and seclusion—these were [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Memorials of Old Hampshire]

Front Cover, Memorials of Old Hampshire

The cover is white, or was once white, with gilt lettering and border. [$]

[picture: Title Page, Memorials of Old Hampshire]

Title Page, Memorials of Old Hampshire


[picture: A Glade in the New Forest, Hampshire]

A Glade in the New Forest

(From a Photograph by F. G. Short, Lyndhurst) [more...] [$]

[picture: The Font, Winchester Cathedral]

The Font, Winchester Cathedral

Note to searchers: this is a baptismal font made of stone. [more...] [$]

[picture: Chamber Court, Winchester College, Hampshire]

Winchester College

Chamber Court, Winchester College. [more...] [$]

[picture: Romsey Abbey, Hampshire]

Romsey Abbey

“It is a perfect Norman church, with only the two east windows and the three western bays added by later hands (thirteenth century). The massive piers of the nave arches remind one of Durham, the lofty triforium rather of Norwich; the perfect Norman clerestory has nothing quite like [...] [more...] [$]

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