Sunday, 29 March 2015

A view from above

This week, we've been up to the top of the Travelodge to get some photos of the work in progress.
Cathedral roundabout from the northeast
Lich Street itself can be seen running from the centre right to the bottom left of the picture. Either side, you can see the foundations of the buildings that once lined the street, many of which had deep cellars.

Lich Street revealed
In the foregound at the bottom of the picture, you can see the remains of a yard surface and circular well. The yards served the rear of the properties along the north edge of Lich Street and the south end of the High Street. The well would have been the only source of fresh water for many of the surrounding buildings. A small 'P' on the 1886 Ordnance Survey map marks the existence of a pump to draw water from the well.


  1. Would it be possible to build a replica Lich gate in the new area

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