Preliminary report of archaeological investigation at Abbey Street / Neckinger, Bermondsey.

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The Bermondsey annals, compiled inare, of course, a well-known source for the abbey’s history, even if they have been shown to be rather unreliable. In the absence of an authentic foundation charter, they provide what little information we have about the abbey’s.

– Bermondsey Street London SE1 3TQ Origin and scope of the report 2 Designated heritage assets 2 Topography 6 Geology 6 4 Archaeological and historical background 8 Overview of past investigations 8 Chronological summary 8 5 Statement of significance 13 Introduction 13 Built-in by Aylwin Child, and taking seven years to complete, it became a Benedictine Abbey in It was surrendered to Henry VIII in when the Abbot was given a pension and later made Bishop of Preliminary report of archaeological investigation at Abbey Street / Neckinger.

The Abbey buildings were sold and pulled down and the materials used to build Bermondsey House (long since demolished). This document is a Written Scheme of Investigation (WSI) setting out a methodology for an archaeological evaluation within the footprint of a proposed development located at Bermondsey Spa.

However Henry VIII closed it in the 16th century but it lives on in the name Abbey Street. A man named Sir Thomas Pope dismantled the abbey. In its place a 'goodly house of stone and timber' was built using materials from the abbey.

There was once a river called the Neckinger, which flowed through the area. (It now flows underground). Welcome to our guide for the area around Neckinger Street in Southwark.

Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop. The nearest station to Neckinger Street is Bermondsey Tube Station which is about 7 minutes to the East.

Neckinger Street is in the London area of Southwark. Bermondsey is a riverside settlement to the east of Southwark. It has the same geographic origin as its larger neighbour Southwark – its centre, the site of the modern Bermondsey Square, was a sand and gravel island that rose slightly above the surrounding marsh.

Bermondsey’s Old English name meant ‘Beornmund’s island’ and indicates that this originally was habitable ground amid the marshes. Evidence has been found of Roman and Saxon occupation. Until the Reformation, St Saviour’s Monastery – Bermondsey Abbey – which was founded in was the main feature of the area.

The individuals from Bermondsey Abbey so far reflect a pathological profile not that unexpected of the medieval period; however, there were some interesting aspects to note.

Most noticeable was the high frequency of trauma in the incidence of healed fractures at 10% and Blunt force trauma at 2%, indications perhaps of a more urban environment. St Mary Magdalene stands in Bermondsey Street, the old High Street of Bermondsey many hundreds of years old.

The parish church is the oldest building in Bermondsey, built for the people who lived and worked on the abbey lands. Its list of rectors inside starts at Bermondsey underground station and the Biscuit Factory site down Keaton’s Road. The site is not within a borough designated archaeological priority zone or conservation area.

However, the area is known for its post medieval tannery and other industries. A number of the original warehouse buildings are unlisted heritage assets.

BermondseyFile Size: 1MB. Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society was sponsored by James Corrigan to carry out an archaeological evaluation excavation on this site which is located at the junction of Quay Street and Parkins Lane. The latter is a foot passage which runs between Quay Street and Sandside.

The work was carried out over the period November to. (1) ‘Bermondsey Public Library,’ 23 JanuarySouth London Press (2).’A Wonderful Model of Bermondsey Public Library,’ 1 MaySouthwark Recorder and Newington Gazette (3) Edward Clarke, Bermondsey.

Its Historic Memories and Associations (), p (4) Thea Thompson, Edwardian Childhoods (), p   This is a particularly beautiful architectural feature on the Neckinger Estate, in Bermondsey, in the London Borough of Southwark.

On the "Bermondsey Boy" website, fosney has posted a photo of the estate after its completion in It is located off the road called Neckinger, which marks the route of the River Neckinger, or, as fosney describes it, "the Neckinger Stream, a tributary Views: K. InBermondsey’s MP Dr Salter prophesied that when the next war inevitably came ‘Bermondsey will be an area of smashed buildings, wrecked factories, devastated houses, mangled corpses, and bodies of helpless men, women and children ’ Fourteen years later, the Blitz proved him tragically right.

Bermondsey Street Festival and at Guy’s Hospital. The team had dealt with anti-social behaviour on the Lucey Way Estate, making four arrests; and had focused on youth engagement.

A resident asked about a recent stabbing in Druid Street near the Neckinger. He asked. The last entry in the annals, for the yearrecords the death and burial of Thomas Thetford, abbot of Bermondsey, and the confirmation of John Bromleigh as his successor.

The scribe has written the rubric--but no annal--forwhich suggests that the scribe was writing in The site at Bermondsey Square has been extensively redeveloped with archaeological excavations undertaken in –6 by English provided PCA an opportunity to undertake a number of excavations on the site along Abbey Street, most recently in early Another part of the site is to be excavated along Tower Bridge Road.

See also. The Bermondsey Lion. Bermondsey was first recorded as Vermundesei in aroundand as Bermundesye in the Domesday Book of It takes its name from the Old English personal name “Beornmund” and “eg”, meaning island, or area of high and dry ground surrounded by low marsh. The Cluniac Priory and Abbey of St Saviour, or Bermondsey Abbey, was established here indissolved by Henry VIII inand.

Post War Bermondsey. Super Cinema ( Tower Bridge Road) became Troc-ette cinema Caledonian Market moved to Bermondsey. Tommy Steele from Bermondsey was the first British rockers to top the UK charts Troc-ette cinema ( Tower Bridge Road) closed. Star Cinema building in Abbey Street demolished Borough of Southwark was formed by amalgamation of.

In the Priory became an Abbey, at the request of King Richard II to the Pope. The Abbey was dissolved in by Henry VIII, and the estate was acquired by Sir Thomas Pope (who founded Trinity College Oxford) who built a mansion for himself, Bermondsey House. The Abbey is still commemorated by many local street names.

Bermondsey Fayre. Selling crafts by local artists and designers – and offering classes in how to make your own – this fascinating shop and gallery has some lovely retro fashion and quirky gift items.

You can also stock up on homemade soap, jam and preserves, or book a lesson in yoga or massage. Bermondsey Street SE1 Tel: +44 (0)20 The east gate in Grange Walk was taken down in ; the hooks on which the gates hung may still be seen.

The north or great gate house, which stood at the opening of the square from Abbey Street, was pulled down about The west gate stood across the entrance of Abbey Street from Bermondsey Street; the grange was the farm house of the abbey. In the days that followed, hundreds of calls were made to the police, who were doing their best to follow up on dozens of clues every day.

A description of the two boys was circulated within mile radius and every empty and derelict building in South East London was searched along with every empty railway container in the whole country.

Medlycott, M Brief for Archaeological Investigation at The Bell Public House, The Street, Purleigh December MoRPHE Management of Research Projects in the Historic Environment (English Heritage) Abbreviations and glossary CAT Colchester Archaeological Trust CBM ceramic building material (brick, tile, tessera).File Size: KB.

To outsiders, Bermondsey, Southwark in the s was just another urban inner city part of the capital. But to many who lived in the South London district, it was more like a suburban close-knit community.

the medieval Bermondsey Abbey (demolished around ). The gate is said to have hung on the hinges visible on 7 until Nos are probably late C Excavations of the Abbey site are currently being made just to the north in Tower Bridge Rd.

Re-cross Bermondsey Square - now best known for its Friday morning antique market - to Size: KB. During prehistoric times Bermondsey was an island surrounded by marsh land and streams.

And it was the church that invested in dams and defences to make it habitable. Bermondsey Abbey (was at one time just as important as Westminster Abbey and boasted a considerable sized estate at the top of Bermondsey Street.

It was founded byalthough. Greenwich Railway, Neckinger Road, Bermondsey, c. The London and Greenwich Railway was London's first passenger railway line and opened in It ran between London Bridge and Greenwich and the trains were carried on brick arches for the whole length of the line.

Follow storyteller Neckinger Nell as she brings Bermondsey's streets to life with her ghostly tales of the lives and legends that make up its rich history. It begins when a lady of 57 years returns home after a festive family Christmas get-together.

She lives alone in a block of flats on Borough High Street. It’s just yards from a police station. It’s dark by the time she puts the key in her door. Inside, someone is waiting for her.

He’s armed with an iron bar. The first blow to her skull. The Bermondsey murder: a full report of the trial of Frederick George Manning and Maria Manning, for the murder of Patrick O'Connor, at Minver-place, Bermondsey, on the 9th of August, Including memoirs of Patrick O'Connor, Frederick George Manning, and Maria Manning.

With their portraits, and several other engravings by. associated with all aspects of an archaeological investigation, but in Appendix 3 there is a specification for a site archive. English Heritage followed this up in with a report Archaeological Archives: Documentation, Access and Deposition: a Way Size: KB.

Neckinger Estate is in the London region of England. The postcode is within the South Bermondsey ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark. This page combines information for the address Neckinger Estate, London, SE16 3QG, and the neighbourhood in.

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Understanding 9/ Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media. Featured. History The first known record of the church of St Mary Magdalen is aroundwhen it was recorded that "Mary Magdalen Chapel is in the hands of the Prior and Convent of Bermondsey".

It is likely that there had been a church on the site for some time before, as the Priory had been built in On Friday I posted about contemporary depictions of ElizabethI’d like to share four other documents relating to her.

The first, British Library MS Royal 14 E iii, is a fourteenth-century book of Arthurian ally owned by Charles V and VI of France, the book passed to John, duke of Bedford (the first husband of Elizabeth’s mother, Jacquetta of Luxembourg) in.

Boo to whomever picked the title of this book. I obviously expected the story of a MURDER that TOOK PLACE in LONDON in I'm so silly.

What I got was a couple of paragraphs at the beginning and a couple of paragraphs at the end about a murder, and the remainder of the book a sociological treatise of life in London during the ss/5.

NORTH SOUTHWARK DEVELOPMENTS - 's The 's and 's saw a lot of vigorous campaigning by local people organised both in local groups and in coalition projects such as the North Southwark Community Development Group. Not only were people active in challenging planning applications from major developers, they were also active on working together.

Although this is primarily a book of buildings, there are some good photographs of people engaged in different activities in the past - Bermondsey Carnival in is particularly good, but the two women standing in the doorway of the Bermondsey Bookshop in and the workers on their way in to Lipton's factory in are also fascinating/5(26).Excavations on the site of St Nicholas Shambles, Newgate Street, City of London, 79 Fig 2.

Location of site in Newgate Street in the modem City of London, showing the excavated area of GPOy^ in black, and the wider area of archaeological investigation (which included the POMyg site to the north) as diagonal hatchingFile Size: 4MB.

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