SO9312 : Brimp's field? - Gloucestershire

taken 6 years ago, near to Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Brimp's field? - Gloucestershire
Brimp's field? - Gloucestershire
In William the Conqueror's actually incomplete survey of England, Domesday Book, the village of Brimpsfield appears as Brimesfelde. Brimes field? If so, could this be it? The parish church of St Michael stands apart from the present day village and adjoins the site of the Giffard family's now-vanished castle. The 12th century church was built by a member of the Giffard family and the castle was destroyed in 1322 after a family member perhaps ill-advisedly took part in a rebellion against King Edward II. The said family member met his end being executed in Gloucester. Time taken 5.01 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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SO9312, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Brimpsfield  Brimesfelde 
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Gloucestershire Cotswolds 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9389 1269 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.7685N 2:5.4020W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9388 1273
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Castle  12th Century Church  Giffard Family  King Edward II  14th Century Rebellion 

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