Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Board Bell Turret

A bell turret clad in wooden boards rather than stone. Boarded turrets are common in several parts of the country, notably the South East and Herefordshire.

Attraction search

English Heritage

English Heritage membership

English Heritage membership

Free entry to English Heritage properties throughout England, plus discounted admission to Historic Scotand and Cadw properties in Scotland and Wales

Membership details

About English Heritage

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image

The Houses of Parliament are more properly called ...

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

This monarch led his army to triumph at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415

Passionate about British Heritage!