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H 297 x W 210 mm

298 pages

Illustrated throughout in black and white

Published Feb 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910761

Digital: 9781784910778

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Landscapes of Pilgrimage in Medieval Britain

By Martin Locker

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This book seeks to address the journeying context of pilgrimage within the landscapes of Medieval Britain. Using four case studies, an interdisciplinary methodology developed by the author is applied to four different geographical and cultural areas of Britain to investigate the practicalities of travel along the Medieval road network.



Chapter 1: The Purpose and the Pilgrim; Chapter 2: The Pilgrim's Presence in Scholarship; Chapter 3: Ely to Walsingham; Chapter 4: Salisbury to Winchester; Chapter 5: St Asaph to Holywell; Chapter 6: Camelford to Bodmin; Chapter 7: Responses, the Pilgrim Experience and Cultural Comparisons; Bibliography; Appendix A: Shortlist of Data Recorded for Each Case Study; Appendix B: Detailed Maps of the Route Taken for Each Case Study; Appendix C: Digitised Data Sheets Recorded for Each Site; Appendix D: Individual Surviving Pre-Reformation Church Dedications; Appendix E: Religious houses in Norfolk, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Cornwall, as recorded by Knowles & Hadock in 'Religious Houses of England & Wales' (1953); Appendix F: Catalogue of Ampullae from Portable Antiquities Scheme Database with Motifs Relating to Walsingham; Appendix G: Catalogue of Pilgrim Badges from Portable Antiquities Scheme Database with Motifs Definitely Relating to Walsingham (Excluding the London Waterfront Cluster)