Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Hogback Tomb

A form of grave monument used in the north of England and in Scotland during the period of Danish influence - roughly the 8th to 10th centuries. A hogback tomb is a low,  elongated rectangle of stone, with curved sides rising to a ridge that runs the length of the tomb.

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This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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17 October, 1346

Battle of Neville's Cross

Invading Scots under David II are defeated near Durham. David is captured, his nephew Robert the Steward becomes Regent of Scotland

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This monarch dissolved all the monasteries in his realm as part of a split from the Catholic church in Rome



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