Merel, Falaise Castle, Normandy
Merel, Falaise Castle, Normandy



Items of Interest

Database of Romanesque Sites in Britain and Ireland

WW2 graffiti in Bayeux 

German POW graffiti from WW1

Sharpening Marks

If you have ever sighed at someone explaining that the series of deep groves in a wall were made by knights (preferably templars) sharpening their swords, or by archers sharpening their arrows on their way to Agincourt, here is a quick glimpse at what tool sharpening marks actually look like. (From Industrial Revelations Series 1, Episode 4)


A vertical merel from Falaise Castle in Normandy, France. Photo by Wendy Scott.

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Examples of Daisy Wheels in floors from Westminster Abbey, Chateau de L’Herm chapel, Dordogne, France and Chateau du Losse, Dordogne, France.

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