Posts Tagged ‘landscape’

Chester views

6 November 2008

During our first research trip to Chester I spent some time exploring the city itself: getting to know the medieval streets, visiting the city gates, and walking the famous walls (all whilst huddled under my umbrella!). I was particularly struck by the views from Chester out across the landscapes beyond, and the ways in which these vistas and lines of sight may have worked to shape urban identity in the Middle Ages. (more…)