The Battle of Wolvercote from the Civil War is recreated as part of the Beating the Bounds ritual that takes place on Ascension Day each year, where the boundaries of the parish are marked, based upon the earlier ritual of Rogationtide.

Date:
1892
Location:
Port Meadow, Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reference:
CC97/02375
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Content

This is part of the Series: HWT01/01 Glass plate negatives and inkjet prints; within the Collection: HWT01 Henry W Taunt collection

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Taunt, Henry W

Curator: Leonard, Ian

Keywords

Custom And Tradition, People, Religion