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Journey through history to Penda’s Fen

Morris, Richard K. (1998) Journey through history to Penda’s Fen. British Archaeology (39). ISSN 1357-4442

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One bright, cold April morning in my fourteenth year, I borrowed my father's old bicycle and headed south. We lived on the outskirts of Birmingham, so south meant into Worcestershire. My route abides in pencil on a Bartholomew's half-inch map: along the Pershore Road through Alvechurch and Redditch, past Headless Cross and Crabbs Cross, and Astwood Bank, where for several miles the road followed the Worcestershire-Warwickshire border. I then pedalled south-west, through Holberrow Green, Inkberrow, Abberton, Bishampton, to Throckmorton, where I stopped.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > C Auxiliary sciences of history (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
School of Music, Humanities and Media > Arms and Armour Institute
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Depositing User: Richard Morris
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2011 14:26
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2013 15:26
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/11478

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