Aspects of the historyof Coughton, Warwickshire
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Aspects of the historyof Coughton, Warwickshire by G. Edward Saville

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Published by Alcester and District Local History Society in Alcester (King"s Coughton, Alcester, Warks., B49 5QD) .
Written in English


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StatementG. Edward Saville.
The Physical Object
Pagination42p.,(11)p. of plates :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19292934M

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Coughton Court is a lovely Tudor house, home of the Throckmorton family since Coughton features a half-timbered courtyard, an impressive gatehouse, and no less than two churches. The Throckmortons were heavily involved in the Gunpowder Plot, and a compelling exhibit in the house outlines the story of the plot and its impact on the family. Coronavirus: Thank you for the amazing support we have received from our customers during the last few months. Our office and factory are based in a rural area which has made it practical for us to remain open for business. We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, coasters and placemats are still not available but we hope to offer these again soon. Imperial Features at Coughton Court, Warwickshire Excavations at Coughton Court uncovered layers dating from the Imperial period. The features were related to the destruction of the east range and infilling of the moat, a former bridge over the moat, a garden feature and a leat.   Coughton is a real treat for the church crawler; not only is it's fine medieval church situated next to the impressive facade of Coughton Court it is also has an attractive Victorian RC church as it's neighbour to the south (built for the Court's owners, the Throckmortons, who being Catholic needed another church!). Best of all both churches are kept open for visitors (and unlike the Court don Views:

Church of St Peter is a Grade I listed building in Alcester, Warwickshire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of . The Throckmorton family have been living at Coughton since Their house, Coughton Court, is now open to the public though the National oldest part of Coughton Court probably dates from the time of Henry VIII, but the property has been much altered since. Catholic Gentry in English Society: The Throckmortons of Coughton from Reformation to Emancipation: Scott, Geoffrey, Marshall, Peter: : BooksAuthor: Geoffrey Scott, Peter Marshall.   This volume advances scholarly understanding of English Catholicism in the early modern period through a series of interlocking essays on single family: the Throckmortons of Coughton Court, Warwickshire, whose experience over several centuries encapsulates key themes in the history of .