Category Archives: Roman Pre 410 AD

Roman period pre 410 in Britain.

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 1)

Untangling the Early Church in Hampshire (Part 1)

Hampshire has a great number of early churches, a number of which still have vestiges of their Anglo Saxon origins peeping through the structure. Continue Reading

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

Wymering Manor in Portsmouth is one of Hampshire’s oldest and allegedly, most haunted houses. From the outside it presents a bit of a sorry state and it’s exterior belies it’s ancient past but it is a house full on intrigue and mystery. Continue Reading

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Pagan, Roman, Christian Site

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Pagan, Roman, Christian Site

St Mary the Virgin Silchester Hampshire, is a Christian church, on a Pagan site, inside the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum, now known as Silchester. It has many fascinating artefacts, revealing it’s long history. Continue Reading

Old Blue Boar Inn Winchester

Old Blue Boar Inn Winchester

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Winchester Historical Landmarks

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Winchester Historical LandmarksThe Old Blue Boar Inn in Winchester is over six hundred years old built just before the Black Death visited Hampshire with such devastating results We are blessed in Hampshire with a wealth of ancient buildings, Saxon and Norman churches, Medieval houses, Tudor… Continue Reading