Cotswolds Great Barns
Ken Bonham's talk will be illustrated with diagrams and photographs, together with a selection of models and a static photograph display
Following a brief introduction on the importance of the barn in pre-industrial society a number of issues will be considered including , the importance of the monasteries, dissolution and the rise of the great landlords.
Examples of important Cotswold Barns discussed will include : Great Coxwell; Bredon; Bradford on Avon; Swalcliffe & Upper Heyford; Middle Littleton. Other examples of barn construction will highlight Cruck barns; Timber-framed aisled barns of Kent and East Anglia and Status barns.
The talk will be illustrated with diagrams and photographs plus a selection of models and a static photograph display
Wotton-under-Edge Civic Centre
2 Gloucester Street, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7DN
Friday 24th November 2017 at 7.30pm
Non-members £5 on the door
This talk by Dr Nicholas Herbert, focuses on aspects of the life and livelihood of Cirencester in the Georgian Age when it ranked as the second town of the county of Gloucestershire.