SJ6551 : Domesday black bench in Pillory Street, Nantwich

taken 3 years ago, near to Nantwich, Cheshire, Great Britain

Domesday black bench in Pillory Street, Nantwich
Domesday black bench in Pillory Street, Nantwich
Viewed in October 2016, this is one of 16 recently-installed benches in Nantwich. Each bench has one of four dates on its side, relating to significant years in the town's history. This bench shows 1086, the year of the completion of the Domesday (or Doomsday) Book, the manuscript record of the Great Survey of much of England and parts of Wales compiled by order of King William the Conqueror. The label on this bench shows

1086 Doomsday Book entry
Wich; William Malbank as under-tenant; salt-pit and salt-pans.
In 1069 (Nant)wich had been laid waste by William the Conqueror.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 October, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 26 October, 2016
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6526 5193 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.8086N 2:31.1912W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6526 5193
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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