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Snape Castle ChapelSnape Castle Chapel
Snape, Yorkshire, England

Once owned by Richard III and associated with Katherine Parr, the chapel and castle date from the early 15th century. The half-ruined castle is not accessible to the public, but visitors are welcome at the chapel.

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The Moody Goose at The Old Priory Midsomer Norton

The Moody Goose at The Old Priory
Midsomer Norton, Somerset

The beautiful Old Priory Hotel dates back to medieval times (1152AD) and offers guests a delightful place to stay in the heart of Somerset. Lovingly preserved, the hotel features a wealth of character and charm in the form of inglenook fireplaces, flagstone floors and oak beams. This ambience, combined with … more >>

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28 November, 1290

Queen Eleanor dies at Harby, Northamptonshire

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Cullompton, Devon
in the 17th century

"Cullimton is a good little Market town, a Market Cross and another set on stone pillars (such a one was at Wellington but on brick work pillars); here was a large Meeteing of neer 4 or 500 people, they have a very good Minister but a young man, I was glad to see soe many tho' they were but of the meaner sort, for indeed its the poor receive the Gospell, and there are in most of the market towns in the West very good Meeteings; this little place was one continued long streete, but few houses that struck out of the streete."


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Morcott, St Mary's Church
Morcott, St Mary's Church - Morcott, Rutland, England
The church of St Mary at Morcott dates to the the early Norman period. This Norman work was rebuilt in the early 14th century, with more Victorian restoration completing the picture. The tower features an unusual round 'pancake window' piercing the belfry enclosure. The window looks something like a sun-disc symbol. ... more

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