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Some images[edit]

I have added some images at Commons and have inserted a link at Church of St Swithin, Ganarew. These might also be useful:

Thanks. Martinevans123 (talk) 22:02, 19 March 2012 (UTC)

Sorry - didn't see these which would do just as well. The original photo was dramatic, but I think a side view shows more of the church. But, as I said, replace if you don't agree. KJP1 (talk) 06:32, 22 March 2012 (UTC)
I must admit that one from Geograph is better than any of mine. I could have saved myself a lot of bother there if I had checked first - but you know how it is when one gets "on a mish". That's also a fine image of the manor that should certainly be added. The manor is adjacent to the church and is approached by the narrow road at the bottom of the churchyard. The place seems to retain an almost medieval charm (well for me at least!) Martinevans123 (talk) 10:57, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
Not too sure about the charms of that cave though - looks more of a grotty grotto to me. A bit of a come-down from a giant Round Table! You'll see on the map that there was an ancient hill fort just to the North West - apparently subsumed into the Wyastone Estate. Martinevans123 (talk) 13:29, 25 March 2012 (UTC)

Church of St Swithin, Ganarew[edit]

This article is about the village. IMO, most of the content about the church should be in its own article as it is a Grade II Listed Building. I would move the content myself, with proper attribution, but want consensus before I do so. --Rosiestep (talk) 04:53, 25 March 2012 (UTC)

You're probably right but it won't leave much! Although there is a rather nice photo of the manor in Commons. Shall we see what Martin thinks? KJP1 (talk) 08:00, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
Thank you for the note on my talkpage, and the thumbs up for the split. I moved the church content to Church of St Swithin, Ganarew and included attribution in the edit summary to user:Martinevans123 and user:KJP1. --Rosiestep (talk) 16:37, 25 March 2012 (UTC)

Great work![edit]

Excellent article. Two questions:

  1. Should old placenames be emboldened in the lead in that way? Obviously, there were alternative spellings of most placenames in the past, but it strikes me as undue weight to embolden them in the opening sentence, rather than merely mentioning them in the Etymology section.
Agree and amended. KJP1 (talk) 22:42, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
  1. What's a knop?

Ghmyrtle (talk) 22:16, 25 March 2012 (UTC)

  1. I think you are quite right.
  2. I wish I knew. If only I could blame my eyesight/this worn-out keyboard (I still can, of course). Martinevans123 (talk) 22:20, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
[[1]] KJP1 (talk) 22:35, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
My word, how Biblical. Those Hebrews sure knew how to call something, didn't they. Martinevans123 (talk) 22:39, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
But why would a mediaeval cross have one? Ghmyrtle (talk) 06:42, 26 March 2012 (UTC)
It seems to be quite a common term in ecclesiastical architecture. A Google search for “medieval cross” + “knop” gives 12,600 results (including a YouTube video!?), See, for example, this link. Thanks. Martinevans123 (talk) 11:09, 26 March 2012 (UTC)
Aha! I'm just ignorant of "common terms", obviously..... ;-) Ghmyrtle (talk) 11:39, 26 March 2012 (UTC)
Me too! So I guess no link required? Martinevans123 (talk) 11:41, 26 March 2012 (UTC)
I've just linked it to wikt:knop. The knop page here is pretty unhelpful. Ghmyrtle (talk) 11:52, 26 March 2012 (UTC)

Little Doward Camp[edit]

This website [2] has a list of publications pertaining to Little Doward Camp. There's also an excellent English Heritage archaeological investigation by Mark Bowden (downloadable pdf) - which is excellent, well illustratred and on its own has enough material for several articles: [3] Martinevans123 (talk) 18:10, 26 March 2012 (UTC)