We saw in part 3 the argument in the 13th century between the Earl of Arundel and two successive Archbishops at Slindon over hunting and trespass. Tens of generations passed and in 1797, an agreement came about which could be seen as another coup for Arundel, now under the Duke of Norfolk.
More in the published book.
Old Sussex Mapped here
Our Northwood stone sits close to boundary lands which have subtly shifted over the last 1000 years. Continue reading
I want the landscape of Northwood to have a dialogue with the sculpture. You can influence my creative path through your own interpretations; opening channels of enquiry that might stick in the oddest of ways.
1739 Records of the Old Charlton Hunt (Earl of March, 2013)
Leading up to the start of a new carving (and with my youngest at home with Chickenpox) the artist can behave like a web Timelord, swooping in on 500 years of published evocative happenings and on historic analyses of the 1500 years before that.
More of this diary entry is the published Journal.