Taking the evidence of maps and documents, this book, originally published in 1957, describes 6 journeys inthe field: to parish boundaries, Elizabethan villages, the planted medieval towns and to parks of all periods.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. A Journey Along Boundaries 3. A Journey to Elizabethan Villages 4. A Journey Among Deserted Villages 5. A Journey to New Towns 6. A Journey to Elizabethan Market-Places 7. A Journey Through Parks. Appendix: The Material for the Six Journeys.
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