Journal

Journal

Exploring Cumberland’s Mount and the Nine Yard Oak

Well amongst the most trying of times, this covid-era lockdown is bringing some shards of light. With our once a day walk in the woods and fields there’s plenty of time to research and reflect.

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In search of Polsborough Gate

During the years of 1732 to 1734, John Kirby, a Suffolk land surveyor and topographer, journeyed throughout the County of Suffolk surveying the roads and recording the details which he subsequently published in 1735 as a book titled The Suffolk Traveller: or, Journey through Suffolk.

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2020 – In the forests and furrows

On the eve of a new orbit around our Sun, we look forward to greeting 2020 with you. We’d like to thank you for your support and signpost some of the wonderful hidden mysteries in our landscape that we will be endeavouring to explore and investigate in the year ahead.

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The Dark Hours of Midwinter

Tomorrow is the astronomical Winter Solstice, an auspicious liminal moment in time. The long daylight hours of midsummer, a time for human activities enjoying life and holidays are remembered.

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The Lost Features of the Leiston Landscape

The references to Leiston Harrow, the Procession Rayles and Leiston Gallows all appear in a survey conducted on the 24th April 1620 when a perambulation of the boundary of the manor was conducted by a court under the supervision of the Right Noble George, Marquis of Bucks.

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Cosmological Connections

It’s taken us over 10 years of researching the cosmological connections between the Anglo-Saxons and the Suffolk landscape around the Sandlings in order that we could get anywhere near something close to what has become A Ritual Landscape Considered: Cosmography and Anglo Saxon Ship Burials.

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Seven Wonders – 2018

It was back in 2008 that the first edition of Seven Wonders – Suffolk’s Ancient Sites: a Vision of an Arcane Landscape was published. Here we are ten years later, so why the need for an update?

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