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The Project Gutenberg eBook, Vanishing England, by P. H. Ditchfield,Illustrated by Fred RoeThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.netTitle: Vanishing EnglandAuthor: P. H. DitchfieldRelease Date: January 20, 2005 [eBook #14742]Language: enCharacter set encoding: ISO-8859-1***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK VANISHING ENGLAND***E-text prepared by Jonathan Ingram, Victoria Woosley, and the ProjectGutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (www.pgdp.net)Note: Project Gutenberg also has an HTML version of thisfile which includes the original illustrations.See 14742-h.htm or 14742-h.zip:(http://www.gutenberg.net/dirs/1/4/7/4/14742/14742-h/14742-h.htm)or(http://www.gutenberg.net/dirs/1/4/7/4/14742/14742-h.zip)VANISHING ENGLANDThe BookbyP. H. DITCHFIELDM.A., F.S.A., F.H.S.L., F.R.HIST.S.The Illustrations by FRED ROE, R.I.Methuen & Co. Ltd.36 Essex Street W.C.London
 
1910[Illustration: The George Inn, Norton St. Philip, Somerset][Illustration: Canopy over Doorway of Buckingham House, Portsmouth]CONTENTSCHAPTERI. INTRODUCTIONII. THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ENGLANDIII. OLD WALLED TOWNSIV. IN STREETS AND LANESV. OLD CASTLESVI. VANISHING OR VANISHED CHURCHESVII. OLD MANSIONSVIII. THE DESTRUCTION OF PREHISTORIC REMAINSIX. CATHEDRAL CITIES AND ABBEY TOWNSX. OLD INNSXI. OLD MUNICIPAL BUILDINGSXII. OLD CROSSESXIII. STOCKS AND WHIPPING-POSTSXIV. OLD BRIDGESXV. OLD HOSPITALS AND ALMSHOUSESXVI. VANISHING FAIRSXVII. THE DISAPPEARANCE OF OLD DOCUMENTSXVIII. OLD CUSTOMS THAT ARE VANISHING
 
XIX. THE VANISHING OF ENGLISH SCENERYXX. CONCLUSIONINDEXLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSThe George Inn, Norton St. Philip, Somerset (Frontispiece)Canopy over Doorway of Buckingham House, Portsmouth (Title page)Rural Tenements, Capel, SurreyDetail of Seventeenth-century Table in Milton's Cottage,Chalfont St. GilesSeventeenth-century TrophyOld Shop, formerly standing in Cliffe High Street, LewesParadise Square, BanburyNorden's Chart of the River Ore and Suffolk CoastDisused Mooring-post on bank of the Rother, RyeOld Houses built on the Town Wall, RyeBootham Bar, YorkHalf-timbered House with early Fifteenth-century Doorway,King's Lynn, NorfolkThe "Bone Tower," Town Walls, Great YarmouthRow No. 83, Great YarmouthThe Old Jetty, GorlestonTudor House, Ipswich, near the Custom HouseThree-gabled House, Fore Street, Ipswich"Melia's Passage," YorkDetail of Half-timbered House in High Street, ShrewsburyTower on the Town Wall, ShrewsburyHouse that the Earl of Richmond stayed in before the Battle ofBosworth. ShrewsburyOld Houses formerly standing in Spon Street, Coventry

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