Then & Now

High Street / Castle Hill Cottage – Then & Now

A timber framed cottage at the junction of Malthouse Lane, with High Street in the distance and Castle Hill behind the camera. As Rob Steward explains in Kenilworth History 2001 – 2002, this cottage is “…probably early 17th century and of ‘cruck’ construction. Cruck construction consists of two purpose-grown curved tree branches cut longways down… Read More High Street / Castle Hill Cottage – Then & Now

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Then & Now

Talisman Square – Then & Now

The ‘then’ photo below shows Talisman Square, largely as had been initially conceived in the post war planning of the late 1950s. The ‘now’ counterpart photo was taken in December 2015. Talisman Square replaced the Tannery and Warwick Road almshouses, which were demolished in 1965 and 1963 respectively. Talisman Square was so named following a competition in… Read More Talisman Square – Then & Now

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Events

Our Warwickshire at Kenilworth Library – 26th April

There will be an open event at Kenilworth Library on Tuesday 26th April (10 am to 3 pm) to share the Our Warwickshire website ourwarwickshire.org.uk. Local residents are invited to come along and share their memories of living in the town and surrounding area; and also to bring old photographs to scan and add to the site.

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Events

Open Day at the Rouncil Lane Anti Aircraft Battery‏

Dear KHAS Member, I have been asked if I would notify you of another event, taking place this Sunday, 17th April, at Goodrest Farm in Rouncil Lane, when the Friends of the Anti-Aircraft Battery are holding an Open Day between 11am and 4.30pm.  A flyer is attached below. Best regards Geoff Whiteman

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Newsletters

April 2016 Newsletter

KENILWORTH HISTORY & ARCHÆOLOGY SOCIETY – April 2016 Newsletter » Last Month: We were unexpectedly privileged to welcome Julie Crawshaw, the Project Manager, no less, for the “New Place Project” which operates under the aegis of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. She gave an animated and comprehensive account of the work being done in Stratford, and inspired many of us… Read More April 2016 Newsletter

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