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  Salisbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salisbury (pronounced 'Solsbree' or 'Sauls-bree') is a small cathedral city in Wiltshire, England.
It is the main town in the Salisbury district.
Salisbury is also a key centre of the art community, with many galleries situated in the city centre.
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 SALISBURY (ENGLAND) - LoveToKnow Article on SALISBURY (ENGLAND)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Salisbury came up with the archers too late to retrieve the day.but recovered the bodies of the dead, and by a skilful retreat averted further disaster.
Salisbury was the most skilful soldier on the English side after the death of Henry V. Though employed on diplomatic missions both by Henry V. and Bedford, he took no part in politics save for a momentary support of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, during his visit to England in 1427-1428.
Salisbury is served by the Central New England, and the New York, New Haven and Hartford railways.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SA/SALISBURY_ENGLAND_.htm   (2694 words)

  
 Salisbury Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds by John Constable c.1825.
Salisbury Cathedral is located in Salisbury, Great Britain.
The only significant parts of the cathedral still missing were the tower and spire, which dominated the skyline from 1320.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salisbury_Cathedral   (280 words)

  
 Salisbury - England's overlooked gem
Salisbury is easy to get to from London, is in the center of an area full of fascinating sights and experiences, and has a compact town center to explore with some lovely old buildings.
Salisbury, in Wiltshire, is a lovely town, and is suitable both as a day tour excursion from London and/or as a location to spend several nights in, while sightseeing around the town and surrounding area.
Salisbury Cathedral, seen here in a painting by famous British painter John Constable, is generally considered to be England’s finest medieval cathedral, and is unusual because it was all built at the same time with none of the subsequent additions of most other cathedrals.
www.thetravelinsider.info /britain/salisburyintroduction.htm   (1195 words)

  
 A Brief History of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Salisbury grew to be one of the largest towns in England by the 15th century with a population of perhaps 8,000.
Salisbury was a large and important town in the Middle Ages but by 1700 it had dwindled into a medium sized market town.
Furthermore Salisbury suffered outbreaks of smallpox in 1723 and in 1752.
www.localhistories.org /salisbury.html   (1199 words)

  
 Salisbury Wiltshire tourism information
Salisbury Cathedral gets most of the press, but Salisbury has more than just the Cathedral to offer visitors.
What is not so well known is that the medieval builders of the spire accomplished their masterpiece with foundations only 5 to 6 feet deep in the wet ground to take the strain of 6400 tonnes.
Salisbury seems to have escaped the worst ravages of its popularity, and despite the tourists that throng the streets in summer, it retains a relaxed feeling.
www.britainexpress.com /Where_to_go_in_Britain/Destination_Library/salisbury.htm   (816 words)

  
 Salisbury House [ Home ]
Modeled after the King's House in Salisbury, England, this American Castle is nestled on a ten-acre estate of virgin woodlands in the heart of Iowa's capital city.
Salisbury House is filled with original furnishings and a collection of rare objects of art, paintings, tapestries, books, and letters that belonged to the Weeks family.
Salisbury House Foundation, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to preserve, interpret, and share the international significance of Salisbury House and its collections as a historic house museum for the educational and cultural benefit and enjoyment of the public, owns and operates Salisbury House.
www.salisburyhouse.org   (942 words)

  
 Discover Salisbury, England, Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thus the city of New Sarum, known as Salisbury, was founded in 1220, and the building of the new cathedral begun by Bishop Richard Poore in 1220.
The main body was completed in only 38 years and is a masterpiece of Early English architecture.
At 404 feet (123 metres) it is the tallest spire in England.
www.magicaljourneys.com /England/england-discover-salisbury.html   (553 words)

  
 THIRTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ELA FITZPATRICK was born in 1181 in AMESBURY, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND.
PETRONELLA LONGESPEE was born in 1209 in SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND.
LORA LONGESPEE was born in 1224 in SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND.
www.goldrush.com /~choffman41/Royalty/d10614.htm   (125 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Salisbury, town and district, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Salisbury, town and district, England, British And Irish Political Geography
A market town, Salisbury was founded in 1220 when the bishopric was moved there from Old Sarum.
The cathedral, a splendid example of Early English architecture with the highest spire in England (404 ft/123 m), was built mainly between 1220 and 1260.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/SalsbryEng.html   (284 words)

  
 London : Side Trips : Salisbury & Stonehenge | Frommers.com
The 404-foot pinnacle of the early English and Gothic cathedral is the tallest in England.
Salisbury, or New Sarum, lies in the valley of the Avon River, and is a fine base for touring such sights as Stonehenge.
Salisbury today is often viewed as only a "refueling stop" or overnight stopover for visitors anxious to explore Stonehenge.
www.frommers.com /destinations/london/0055020304.html   (423 words)

  
 SALISBURY, CONNECTICUT
The town of Salisbury, in the northwest corner of the State, originally known as Weatogue, was first settled about 1720 by Dutch families from New York.
Salisbury is surrounded by mountains and contains the highest elevation in the State.
On the elm-shaded street of Salisbury VilIage, we have the attractive Congregational Church built in 1798, with a Palladian window above the pedimented doorway, and another in the tower; there are quoins and heavy dentils.
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 The Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, England
Built over 750 years ago to house the draughtsmen working on the nearby Cathedral, the hotel, with its world famous creeper clad courtyard, has been in the same family ownership for nearly 100 years.
For special occasions there are two antique four poster bedded rooms and two spacious suites overlooking the wonderful courtyard with its vine and flower beds.
Salisbury is the ideal place from which to visit the attractions of the South of England and, of course, Salisbury itself, with its medieval buildings, market square, museum and the beautiful Cathedral surrounded by its magnificient Close.
www.emcoinc.com /travel/html/Europe/mcfRedLion.htm   (365 words)

  
 The Rokeby Guest House, Salisbury, England
The surrounding country of Salisbury District is of breathtaking beauty and has many walks to sites of historic and scenic interest, the most famous being that of Stonehenge in the Avon Valley.
Salisbury, built at the meeting point of four river valleys, is one of the most beautiful cathedral cities in Britain.
It is only 15 minutes' walk from Salisbury City Centre and the Cathedral, with Old Sarum and Stonehenge just two and eight miles away respectively on the A345.
www.smoothhound.co.uk /hotels/rokeby.html   (516 words)

  
 Visitors from Salisbury, England, on their way
The English Salisbury had invited the mayors of all Salisburys in the world, and three accepted: Kluttz and the mayors of Salisbury, Md., and Salisbury in New Brunswick, Canada.
Kluttz says she is flattered that a city with as much history as Salisbury, England, is interested in one of its American namesakes.
Friday’s agenda includes a Chamber of Commerce breakfast, a two-hour trolley tour of Salisbury, lunch with the Rowan County Board of Commissioners, meetings at City Hall with various city departments and civic groups, a welcoming reception at City Hall and a welcoming party at the Salisbury Station.
www.salisburypost.com /2001may/050601e.htm   (894 words)

  
 CSP-SOC26: alphabetical bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gothic Architecture in England; An Analysis of the Origin and Development of English Church Architecture from the Norman Conquest to the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
Salisbury: The Dean and Chapter of Salisbury Cathedral, 1986.
Salisbury: The Dean and Chapter of Salisbury Cathedral, 1989.
www.hpl.hp.com /personal/john_wilkes/Sarum/CSP-SOC26/biblio-alpha.html   (2160 words)

  
 Edward Woodman (1574-1654) - Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Edward was born in 1574 in Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.
Rebecca was born in December 1616 in Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England and was baptized at the Church in Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England on 15 December 1616
Ruth was born in December 1625 in Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England and was baptized at the Church in Corsham Parish, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England on 27 December 1625
xenia.media.mit.edu /~kristin/fambly/Woodman/EdwardWoodman1.html   (883 words)

  
 Danger Ahead! Salisbury (1906)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The nature of the terrain in the west country was such that the engineers who built the lines could not avoid steep gradients and severe curvature.
Along the route, important traffic centres, such as Bristol on the GWR and Salisbury on the L&SWR had the effect of slowing down through traffic.
Although they made a poor start, an examination of the signal box logs reveals that they were travelling at at least 70 mph (115 km/h) as they approached Salisbury.
danger-ahead.railfan.net /accidents/salisbry.htm   (1349 words)

  
 Boy Scout, granite part of Salisbury bond
Nor did she know that architects Anne and Doug Tennent were from Salisbury, England, until Tom and Martha Smith, whose house they designed, mentioned it.
He believes his visit to Salisbury, England, with that gift and letter from our mayor, was the first “official” contact between the two cities.
My two brothers were born in Salisbury, England, and my two sisters were born in Salisbury, N.C. But I was born in Southhampton because my dad had already come here, and my mom moved in with her parents in Southhampton until I was born.
www.salisburypost.com /2001may/051301post.htm   (1740 words)

  
 Salisbury, NH USGenWeb
The name of Salisbury is derived from the Latin salus, which signifies safety, or health, and the Anglo-Saxon "bury", or "burgh", a corporate town, - hence, the town of health and safety.
It was named directly from Salisbury, Mass., which was so called from Salisbury, England.
It is situated in latitude 43° 23', on the west bank of the Merrimack and Pemigewasset Rivers, sixteen miles north of Concord and eighty miles from Boston.
www.rootsweb.com /~nhcsalis   (440 words)

  
 Salisbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is the mother church of the Salisbury Diocese, an area which covers most of the counties...www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/ - 27k - 5 May 2005 - Cached - Similar pages Salisbury Cathedral - WelcomeSalisbury is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Britain.
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 Where to eat in Salisbury, England
Salisbury has a reasonable variety of different eating opportunities.
Our current favorite for a moderately priced dining spot in Salisbury is the recently opened Italian restaurant, La Luna, centrally located at 23-25 Milford St, ph (0800)970-8510.
It is probably the most expensive restaurant in Salisbury, but we can’t promise that it is also the best.
www.thetravelinsider.info /britain/salisburywheretoeat.htm   (1026 words)

  
 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England - Photography by Pete Harlow
The City of Salisbury is dominated by the cathedral spire - so too are some of these photographs..
At the time these photographs were taken (March 1997) the west face of the cathedral was surrounded with scaffolding due to restoration work.
The spire, which was added later, is the tallest in England and rises more than 122 metres above the surrounding countryside.
www.catnip.co.uk /salis/salis.html   (168 words)

  
 Salisbury Bed and Breakfast - Byways House City Centre 01722 328 364
From the bed and breakfast accommodation you can walk all around the City of Salisbury.
Our quite guest lounge allows you to relax with a drink before bed and benefit from the wealth of tourist information we have gathered about Salisbury and the area including Stonehenge.
A waiter service is also available in the guest lounge for our licensed bar facilities.
www.bed-breakfast-salisbury.co.uk   (164 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sarum Rite
The manner of regulating the details of the Roman Liturgy that obtained in pre-Reformation times in the south of England and was thence propagated over the greater part of Scotland and of Ireland.
Osmund, a Norman nobleman, who came over to England with William the Conqueror, and was by him made Bishop of Sarum or Salisbury (1078), compiled the books corresponding to our Missal, Breviary, and Ritual, which revised and fixed the Anglo-Saxon readings of the Roman Rite.
In medieval England, as in French churches almost to our own day, the solemn visit to the font by the officiating clergy during the Second Vespers of Easter was the occasion of much musical display.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13479a.htm   (2087 words)

  
 DHD Multimedia Gallery: Earth Views: England-Wiltshire-Salisbury-Plain-S...
England Wiltshire Salisbury Plain Stonehenge vicinity milestone on A344 1 BRM.jpg
England Wiltshire Salisbury Plain Stonehenge vicinity milestone on A344 rotated tweaked 1 BRM.jpg (Earth Views)
England Wiltshire Salisbury Plain Stonehenge vicinity barrows to north east 2 BRM.jpg (Earth Views)
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 Salisbury District Council | Salisbury District Council
Salisbury District Council is to embark on a major consultation exercise to ask local people their views on the financial challenge ahead.
Salisbury District Council is advising landlords of multiple-occupancy houses that they may be legally required to apply for a special licence.
Salisbury District Council, The Council House, Bourne Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3UZ
www.salisbury.gov.uk   (346 words)

  
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Linger at a cafe or pub and enjoy street entertainment and colourful events while you soak up the unique and lively atmosphere that brings Salisbury right up to date.
Further afield, there are many exciting attractions including Stonehenge, stately homes, glorious gardens, farm parks and the ruins of a castle - all set in beautiful countryside which is perfect for exploring on foot or by bicycle.
Bath, Winchester, the New Forest and the South Coast are all less that one hour's drive away.
www.geocities.com /salisburytaxis   (214 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Salisbury (England)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Salisbury (England), city, administrative center of Salisbury District, Wiltshire, southern England, at the confluence of the East Avon, Bourne, and...
William was a hard ruler, punishing England, especially the north, when it disputed his authority.
They are sometimes called scarplands or escarpments, meaning that they tend to drop steeply...
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