Pictures of the Danelaw Village many years ago

The last few post have been somewhat nostalgic, but that is primarily because I want to put some regular post up, and have been meaning to scan and post these pictures for some time, and figured now was as good a time as any. These ones were old print out from a 35mm camera, so once again some are a little fuzzy, and they are also quite old, though they have been kept in the dark and in an album, so haven’t faded too much. I haven’t cleaned them up with photoshop, as I haven’t had time, and it wasn’t really worth it, but they are quite fun none the less, particularly if you know the site, as there are a few small, but noticable differences, with most the buildings having been rebuilt, or so heavily modified or repaired they don’t look much like that any more.

I believe I was about 18 when I took these photos, which makes them about 17 years old, roughly, and it was my first ever reenactment event as part of the Dark Ages Society, the first group I joined.

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This was where I slept, the platform in the house next to the longhall, before it was rebuilt

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The second longhall door

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The Hall side of the village, looking at the back of magnus’s house

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The house next to the longhall

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some of the smaller houses, near the longhall, most of these have not been changed and are still the same as they were then

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What was to become Ulfar and Svanas, and finally Osrics house

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The house next to the longhall and the town bell

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The longhall

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The village from the road, I used to do odd collages like this with pictures to make panoramas

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Another view of the village

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The house next to the longhall

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Inside the house next to the longhall

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Looking down the village to the open area in front of the hall

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The little village

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Inside the longhall

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Another view of the outside of the longhall

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cooking in the longhall

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Looking back towards the main part of the village

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The gate and open area behind looking towards the hall

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A finally me in my first borrowed viking gear!

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