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The ruins of this historic Saxon Abbey preside over the stunning Dorset countryside. Set in a walled medieval herb garden, the museum tells its story.

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Malmesbury is a market town and civil parish located in the southern Cotswolds in the county of Wiltshire, England. Historically Malmesbury was a centre for learning focused on and around Malmesbury Abbey, a sizeable part of which survives, unusually, following the dissolution of the monasteries. Once the site of an Iron Age fort,[1] it is the oldest borough in England, created around 880 AD by charter from Alfred the Great.[2]

Malmesbury Abbey is semi-ruined but still in use. Associated with Aldhelm and King Athelstan. - I sang here for The Queen and Prince Philip as part of her Golden Jubilee celebrations in

Blocked off late Anglo Saxon doorway (tombstone inset) at St John sub Castro, Lewes

Blocked off late Anglo Saxon doorway with tombstone inset at St John sub Castro, Lewes, England

Saxon Crosses, St John's Church, Chester, England.

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A 1,300-year-old Anglo-Saxon feasting hall has been uncovered inches beneath the village green at Lyminge in Kent, England. At 69 feet by 28 feet, the hall would have been an impressive structure with room for at least 60 people. Animals bones which were found buried in pits near the edge of the hall signal the many extravagant feasts held at the biggest hall for miles around, before it was abandoned and later destroyed.

Archaeologists unearth 1,300-year-old Anglo Saxon feasting hall inches below village green in first major find of its kind in 30 years

(Photo by William Laing, © University of Reading) An aerial view of the excavations at Lyminge in southeastern England taken at the end of the 2012 field season shows the outlines of a large rectangular royal feasting hall dating to about A.

In 1066, the Battle of Hastings took place with King Harold II and 7,500 of his Saxons defending against the invading Norman conquest of Wil...

Senlac Hill (site of the Battle of Hastings, Hastings, Sussex, England )

map of england 1100 | English: Map of England and Wales, showing Anglo-Saxon and Celtic ...

Map of England and Wales, showing Anglo-Saxon and Celtic kingdoms as of c. The kingdom of East Anglia during the early Saxon period

Anglo-Saxon Beads, Dover Museum  Anglo-Saxon glass bead necklace from Eastry House in the Dover Museum, Kent, England.

Anglo-Saxon Beads, Dover Museum Anglo-Saxon glass bead necklace from Eastry House in the Dover Museum, Kent, England.

Anglo-saxon settlement in former Roman fort. Artist impression

BBC - Primary History - Anglo-Saxons - Anglo-Saxon life This is how the Portchester Roman fort probably looked when the Anglo-Saxons had it (AD It's a modern artist's painting.

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