On Saturday 9th February 2019, 10:00am to 12:30pm, at Lenton Grove, University of Nottingham. A study, bringing together previous and some new published work regarding what can be said about the establishment of urban churches, and therefore about urbanism more generally in the 10th– 12th centuries, using the large body of new information made available through the cataloguing of the AHRC-funded Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture Project. Amongst other considerations, they argue, that this alternative environmental and legal background imposed unusual relationships on such monastic houses, both with their patrons and with the animals of the Chase.
The Local History Seminars are organised by the University of Nottingham’s Department of History and are generally held on the second Saturday of the month at Lenton Grove. They are open to everyone with an interest in local and regional history. Booking is not necessary and the entry fee of £5 covers the cost of attending the seminar together with coffee and biscuits in the interval. The seminars start at 10.00 am and finish at approximately 12.30 pm.
Lenton Grove is most easily accessed via the West Gate (Beeston) on the main campus. There is roadside parking approximately 100m beyond Lenton Grove, just past the School of Humanities building.
For further inquiries, contact:
Prof. J.V. Beckett, Department of History, University Park, Nottingham. NG7 2RD