Cittaslow Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155337234

Published: October 7th 2011

Paperback

84 pages


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Cittaslow  by  Books LLC

Cittaslow by Books LLC
October 7th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 84 pages | ISBN: 9781155337234 | 8.30 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Katoomba, New South Wales, Ludlow, Orvieto, Levanger, Seferihisar, Todi, Trevi, Umbria, City of BlueMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Katoomba, New South Wales, Ludlow, Orvieto, Levanger, Seferihisar, Todi, Trevi, Umbria, City of Blue Mountains, Akyaka, Mu la, Montefalco, Positano, Pals, Fiumicino, Borgo Val di Taro, Sokndal, Bra, Piedmont, Yenipazar, Ayd n, Prazzo, Begur, Spain, G k eada, Tarakl .

Excerpt: Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England close to the Welsh border and in the Welsh Marches. It lies within a bend of the River Teme, on its eastern bank, forming an area of 350 acres (142 ha) and centred on a small hill. Atop this hill is the site of Ludlow Castle and the market place. From there the streets of the medieval walled town slope downward to the River Teme, and northward toward the River Corve. The town is in a sheltered spot beneath the Clee Hills which are clearly visible from the town. With a population of around 10,000, Ludlow is the largest town in South Shropshire and home to the southern area committee of Shropshire Council.

Ludlow has nearly 500 listed buildings. They include some fine examples of medieval and Tudor-style half-timbered buildings including the Feathers Hotel. The parish church, St Laurence Church, is the largest in the county. The placename Lodelowe (Welsh: Llwydlo) was in use for this site before 1138 and comes from the Old English hlud-hlaw. At the time this section of the River Teme contained rapids, and so the hlud of Ludlow came from the loud waters, while hlaw meant hill.

Thus Ludlow meant a place on a hill by a loud river. Some time around the 12th century weirs were added along the river, taming these rapid flows. Later in the same century the larger outer bailey was added to the castle. The town is close to Wales and also very close to the county border between Shropshire and Herefordshire. It was included in the latter in the Domesday Book.

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