Stories and Stones: Crime and Punishment Walk

June 26, 20162:00 pmMay 25, 2016 4:06 pm
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/06/2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Etnam Street Carpark

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Bath Stone on Lloyds Bank Ltd., Leominster To book see form at the bottom of the page

While taking a leisurely walk around this fine Herefordshire market town and taking in its buildings and sights;

  • Hear about Elizabeth, Maid of Leominster and the sad tale of Eadgifu (Edith) and Sven
  • See the famous ducking stool and hear the story of the stolen chalice
  • Visit the old Magistrate’s court, the site of the new and old gaols and the Iron Cross
  • Hear of Roger Cadwallader and the local stocks and pillory
  • Discover the reasons for the Rebecca Riots
  • Take in the murderous tale of William Haywood, quarryman and the outcome of his trial
  • Learn about the horses vs bullocks theory of moving stone and so much more…

Start from Etnam Street Car Park, Leominster (meet by the entrance near the public toilets)

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Written by Elliot Carter

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