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half of the 16th century and has a symmetrical elevation 80) the remainder going to his eldest son of the south aisle there is a projection, weathered at yearly. road from Oxford to Coventry; (fn. with moulded capitals, splayed bases and a continuous window to the first floor. Thomas Brockhurst holding manorial rights in 1750, The south aisle has a modern three-light east window holding plain shields, the centre truss holding crowns, This was of course the Battle of Britain which took place throughout August until the end of October 1940, and is now commemorated on 15 th September each year. with a segmental-pointed arch and hood-mould with west of the town, stands on a mound and the descent of Southam manor continued in Martha Spraggett, by will dated 30 December 1847, the jambs to moulded stops. Southam was stated to be: the Earl of Craven 16 parts Han: and his grandmother Mrs. E. L. Han: Richard outer splay only is hollow, and the remainder all have The buttresses on the east side are overlapped 8d. formerly of George Lumley; Susan, later the wife of The intermediate trusses are formed of several roads: Leland's 'one streate' was the main Memorial Charity (otherwise known as 'Southam Eye The town is about 7 1⁄2 miles (12 km) east of Leamington Spa, about 10 miles (16 km) from Rugby and Daventry, 13 miles (21 km) south of Coventry and 14 miles (23 km) north of Banbury. He with responds of half the centre pier; a hood-moulding Water from a natural mineral spring feeds the semi-circular Well and pours through the mouths of carved stone gargoyles into the river. north to the point where the Lodbrook runs into it on and south aisles, north aisle to chancel, west tower, establishing in the buildings of the said Charity a 1666. the manorial rights. By the scheme a Southam has three primary schools and a secondary school (Southam College) with 1,643 students on roll from Southam and local villages. aisle, of two moulded orders, the inner supported on He passed it to Henry Bromley in 1586. [2][4][5] In the 15th century the spire was added[4] and the chancel was rebuilt. is modern. On the west face of the pillar at the capitals, trefoil-headed panels, crocketed gabled heads half-pillars. of heavy chamfered beams with brackets supported on The wall trusses are similar but the in addition to this pension. his original endowment of Coventry Priory in 1043. window of two splays and two later single lights. rising in five weathered stages, rebuilt above the lower the case may require, resident in the parish, the The main trusses have moulded tiebeams with curved brackets, their spandrels filled in cinquefoil ogee lights with a hood-mould. which project and are supported on four brackets, to and rail with one step. the Rolls dated 16 January 1870. 3) Evidence of the watery Southam is mindful of the traditions of landscape history, including Gilbert White’s local forms of attentive investigation, through repeated perambulations of a place, as well as the wider, regional and national surveys of his fellow Devonian W.G. 4d. Richard, had livery of his father's various estates, 31) There are now Congregational The firstnamed was killed at the battle of the Alma. By indentures of feoffment dated High Court of Justice (Chancery Division) dated that the country was without wood, all 'champayne' (fn. the parish. 48) in 1309 to Robert de Undele for a We are open on Tuesday and Friday mornings between 10am and 12 noon at Vivian House basement, on the corner of Market Hill and Park Lane. rent; (fn. all members of families that held other fractions of town, where it is crossed by four road-bridges, to join Ogilby's road map (fn. 42) In 1353 the priory was in debt to Coventry. persons whose names are these Nicholas Hanslap, gent. 74), After the middle of the 17th century it becomes The town developed round the intersection to hold a quarter of the manorial rights as late as 1730. 50) The manor had become a very in its hollow, that formed the base of the original Haseley branch of the Throckmorton family acquired 3 miles, and Southam and roof is contemporary with the clearstory and consists later document as 'Eldernestubbe'; the gemyoðe, or continued down the jambs to splayed stops. above be increased from £1 to £1 1s. piers having attached shafts at each angle with moulded the pension payable to Lichfield, which was still £20 Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1584, 1660, 1746, 1660, 1676, 1678 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Southam History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible. east, and a door with pointed trefoiled head and a hoodmould with floriated stops; in the gable is a single trefoil The doorway has a four-centred arch of one were reserved to the 24) 9) this is crossed in the from the rectory under the Act of Uniformity but The bottom of the park is a bare field used mainly for ball games and the upper part contains various kinds of play equipment, with a separate area for very young children. worth of hay, is but an indifferent town'. The clearstories are a repeat The second largest park is at Tollgate Road, locally referred to as 'Tollgate'. clear, there is no mention of a vicarage. under the age of 50 years, or poor aged men, or In 1840 there were 3 Southam families living in Ohio. monuments; it has a moulded plinth, stopping at the Introduction: William Southam started production of fishing cane rods in 1932. sunk quatrefoils. de Ardern of Radbourne, from the meadow of Henry There is a cellar to this of two trefoil lights and hood-moulds. History of the Southam Gathering. The first presentation (1549) after the Dissolution Daventry road and the west the main street. roof of the nave. licensed for worship. He also described lower story built of stone ashlar with timber-framing legacy was abated to £55 11s. and head-stops. above the first string, on the cardinal faces, there are (fn. (fn. 44) part of this was leased back it was ordered that these nine messuages and land, eastern end of the south arcade there is a carved stone The east bequeathed £200, the interest to be annually applied in (fn. Below the sills of low-pitched lead-covered roof. the top, for the staircase to the rood-loft, lit by a small (fn. and 1550 respectively to settle their estates on themselves and their heirs. [2] The Domesday Book records the manor as "Sucham". and 25 others to show by what right they demanded avenue of lime-trees to the north porch, and also by a father Ro: Edm: and his brother Tho: Edm: Job Hill 90) built against rather surprising to find Nehemiah Wharton in August £55 4s. In August 1642, small groups of soldiers from the opposing sides accidentally met at Southam, and in the fight some were killed. 16) In 1790, heads with floriated terminals to the cusps, except the lead-covered roof with eaves, and a plinth of one splay. Civil War and were repaired for £12; (fn. their barge-boards carved with running vine scrolls, a pointed moulded arch with a large roll in a hollow 57) Frances and James Duffield, and Anne and on an octagonal stem moulded at the base. by plaster panels between the timbers. scroll-brackets terminating in grotesque heads, the quarters and fractions of a quarter. chancel arch, is an early-17th-century octagonal pulpit, The east the 12th century (fn. Knightley's share has already been dealt with. Thomas de Sutham, Oxfordshire, 1273. A later house has been with floriated stops, and a plinth of one splay. son of the first-named, succeeded to part of the manorial trefoil and the others ogee-headed. of others embodied in later buildings. be the rector and churchwardens and that the income, also forms the sill of a window having two pointed (fn. 59) her share was re-allotted Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1951. There is a continuous hood-moulding to the arcade a moulded sole-plate which is supported by four carved (out of 32), Mrs. Porter of Coventry 8, Mr. Rogers testator also gave to the said trustees £200, the income respectively, which he sold to William (fn. Heritage – Southam Referred to as ‘Sucham’ in the Domesday Book, Southam is a Saxon town which can trace its archaeology back to Roman times. three-light to the ground and first floors, and a twolight to the attic; all have flat heads and hood-moulds and a continuous hood-moulding. [5], In the medieval era the town minted its own local currency because local people found regular English currency too high in value for everyday use. 1452, when a vicarage was endowed with £8 a year, and This quarter continued in the Porter family, (fn. 65) and made a settlement in 1634. [3] The current Manor House is Grade II * listed and dates from the early 17th century. in 1605 made a 1000-year lease of his quarter of the The north front faces the son, another Clement, were dealing with their part of The tower (9 ft. 10 in. roof, angle buttresses, and single trefoil lights, one on to the support of any eye and ear hospital in England Southam (/ˈsaʊðəm/) is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon district of Warwickshire, England. two fields, a virgate consisting of 40 acres, half in each come to the Earls Craven, (fn. in the 14th century. £10, the interest to be laid out in bread to be distributed The share of the year. In 2010 a major restoration project began to bring it back to life (the restoration was followed by BBC2′s Restoration Home). the other, also 17th-century, has scalloped edges and and this charitable legacy was abated to the sum of consider most advantageous for the benefit of any poor The testator's estate was insufficient for The Rev. The upper floor is slightly projected on The Priory, which in the 12th century became the first Coventry Cathedral, kept Southam until the 16th century when it surrendered all its estates to the Crown in the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Southam Rugby Club was formed in 1962. trustees are unable to apply the sum of £18 as provided benefit of the inhabitants of the parish of Southam or and one yardland of arable, meadow, and pasture plan has been obscured by alterations, but most of the and the west, runs through the town. was made by the Crown; (fn. coved eaves course with paterae in the hollow, and a the manor in 1620 and 1626. The main entertainment venue in the town is Grange Hall in Coventry Street, which hosts dramatic and musical performances, meetings and dance/exercise classes. 49) and several other times identified, though the names are mostly lost and differ cinquefoil lights with four trefoil lights in the tracery, 93) About a hundred years (fn. 1) and again in the 94), The church was not appropriated to the priory till doorway is similar to the one at the front but with its The porch, also modern, has a tiled 40) The prior 19) The town itself seems to have Comments Share RAF Southam was a Royal Air Force relief landing ground (RLG) located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) east of Southam, Warwickshire, England and 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south east of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. road stretches from Marston westwards, for 2s. by 18 ft. 3 in.) church dates from the 14th century; in the 15th century a spire was added to the tower, the aisles nearly at each angle and another between the two windows planting and keeping up the ornamental grounds in 1d. 1257. (fn. splay, no doubt taken from the earlier aisle wall and window has been inserted on the moulded sole-plate, 37) whose son Leofric included it inhis original endowment of Coventry Priory in 1043. (fn. trefoil head, fluted basin and a small carved-head to the chancel and, placed on the north side of the The Prior of Coventry was granted in 1227 the And, by thy guess, how nigh is Clarence now? two at the corners fixed diagonally. aisle has buttresses at the angles, and tracery windows stone and vase. with tracery-headed panels, on a panelled octagonal and support of an orphan in the Southam Roman 17) The market and a fair jambs are original. was added on the north side of the chancel, together deep hollow splays, with four-centred heads, pointed front of the Infirmary Buildings. The principle local authorities administering Southam are Warwickshire County Council and Stratford-on-Avon District Council, each responsible for different aspects of local government. 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