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February 2017 Newsletter

KENILWORTH HISTORY & ARCHÆOLOGY SOCIETY – February 2017 Newsletter Guide Books Richard Morris was an inveterate collector of guide books, particularly of places of architectural note. Jenny has so many of them that she is offering them to Members of the Society for free. Tonight you will find the first batch. We suggest that you… Read More February 2017 Newsletter

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Then & Now

Bridge Street from Kenilworth Hall – Then & Now

This slightly sinister looking scene shows Bridge Street, presumably taken from Kenilworth Hall. The ‘then’ photo shows what might conceivably be a local bobby peering suspiciously round a gas lamp at the photographer. Warwickshire, like all counties nationally, had been forced to provide a constabulary by Act of Parliament since 1858. Kenilworth Hall was owned by… Read More Bridge Street from Kenilworth Hall – Then & Now

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Events

KHAS AGM on February 13th

Dear KHAS Member, Just to remind you that the Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Monday February 13th at 7.45pm in the Senior Citizens’ Club at Abbey End. This will be followed by a talk from our Webmaster, Chris Blunt, about “KHAS on the Web”. Members are also reminded that Annual Subscriptions… Read More KHAS AGM on February 13th

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Then & Now

Abbey Fields & St Nicholas’ Church – Then & Now

One thing that is apparent when trying to recreate Then & Now pictures is how much leafier today’s scenes are than those of yesteryear. Sometimes it’s difficult to match the exact vantage point for the ‘now’ photo because it would result in a photo containing a wall of foliage that obscures the scene to be captured! This… Read More Abbey Fields & St Nicholas’ Church – Then & Now

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Articles

3D Model of Kenilworth Castle – Leicester’s Stables

As we reported recently, for a number of years a KHAS member has been researching and creating a virtual 3D model of Kenilworth Castle as it might have been in 1645. Here is another preview of his model, this time a video time focusing on Leicester’s Stables:   This recreation is based on archaeological survey reports, English Heritage… Read More 3D Model of Kenilworth Castle – Leicester’s Stables

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