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study of hill-figures and turf mazes in Wessex and the surrounding region.

Debra Jane Wallace

study of hill-figures and turf mazes in Wessex and the surrounding region.

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Thesis (M.A.) - King Alfred"s College, 2001.

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Hilton Maze is one of the eighth surviving turf mazes in England. The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology) Hardcover – February 1, by Michael Aston (Author), Carenza Lewis (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 6. Most of England’s ancient turf mazes have a rural location, set into a village green, or in the open countryside.

But Julian’s Bower, in Alkborough, North Lincolnshire, must have the most enviable setting. Perched on a high hill, it overlooks the confluence of.

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The figure is also sometimes called the Oldbury White Horse. After the Saxons advanced west Hampshire became the centre of the Kingdom of Wessex, and many Saxon kings are buried at Winchester.

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THE study of hill-figures falls into two parts, field evidence and documentary evidence; the folklore of the subject, perhaps the most important and also the most difficult aspect of the study lies between these two.

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over the turf with the velocity of a bird, and indulges in all sorts of graceful antics; but he always ends in one way--thanks to the knotted whipcord--in a level trot round the lunger with the regularity of a horizontal wheel, and in the loss for ever to his character of the bold contours which the fine hand of Nature gave it.

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