Walk 1. Round the ancient earthworks

Walk 1. Round the Ancient Earthworks NB the illustrations have not yet been included The route of walk 1. The circular earthworks enclose about 25 acres (10 hectares). There were two rings, the inner one higher, so today there is a ‘dome’ effect. This originated as an Iron Age ‘hill fort’ probably strengthened by the … Continue reading “Walk 1. Round the ancient earthworks”

Tape 131. Gerald Palmer, sides 3 and 4, walking round town centre

Tape 131 Gerald Palmer was born in 1910. He was interviewed on 22 March 1990, when he lived at Abbey Cottage, Duton Hill, Dunmow. The interview was conducted whilst we walked round Witham town centre. He also appears on tapes 123 and 132. For more information about him, see “Palmer, Gerald, born 1910” in the People … Continue reading “Tape 131. Gerald Palmer, sides 3 and 4, walking round town centre”

Tape 132. Gerald Palmer, side 5, walking round town centre

Gerald Palmer was born in 1910. He was interviewed on 22 March 1990, when he lived at Abbey Cottage, Duton Hill, Dunmow. The interview was conducted whilst we walked round Witham town centre. He also appears on tapes 123 and 131. For more information about him, see “Palmer, Gerald, born 1910” in the People Category The … Continue reading “Tape 132. Gerald Palmer, side 5, walking round town centre”