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Ancient religious sites of Britain

Title
Ancient religious sites of Britain
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Poetry
TX Date
14 Apr 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:47:45
Description
Lawrence Spicer examines ancient religious sites of Britain predating Christianity, and also the early Christian places of worship. He visits Stonehenge in Wiltshire; Westminster Cathedral in London. Includes a reading of a poem called Stonehenge by Victorian poet Thomas Stokes-Salmon (female speaker not identified). Speakers includes David Batchelor, archaeologist; Paul Lenton, druid; Clews Everard, Stonehenge manager; James Aitken, monastery researcher; Monsignor George Stack, adminstrator of Westminster Cathedral.
Contributors
Lawrence Spicer; David Batchelor; Paul Lenton; Clews Everard; James Aitken; George Stack
Keywords
Religion; Architecture; History; Christianity; Stonehenge; Druids; Archaeology; Temples; Churches; Westminster Cathedral; Sacred sites; Paganism; Cathedrals; Druidism

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