Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

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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.

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This decisive battle in 1265 effectively ended the 2nd Baron's War



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This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses



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