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Gwydir CastleGwydir Castle
Llanrwst, Gwynedd, Wales

A fortified manor house built around 1500 by the Wynn family, with 17th and 19th century additions. The Tudor courtyard house sits amid Grade 1 listed gardens with a large peacock population. Gwydir is known as one of the most haunted houses in Wales.

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The Lamb at Hindon Hindon

The Lamb at Hindon
Hindon, Wiltshire

The Lamb began trading as a public house, probably as early as the 12th Century. By 1870 it was already well established as a posting inn that supplied 300 post horses for coaches going to and from London and the West Country. To this day the building retains plenty of … more >>

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Millom, Cumbria
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"The most famous native of Millom was poet Norman Nicholson, who lived in the town for most of his life. A blue plaque notes the house where Nicholson lived, and the Nicholson Library shows memorabilia associated with him. Stained glass windows in the parish church of St George depict scenes from Nicholson's best-known poems."


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Brampton Bryan, St Barnabas Church
Brampton Bryan, St Barnabas Church - Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire, England
St Barnabas is remarkable in that it was one of only 6 churches built during the Commonwealth, that period between the death of Charles I and the Restoration of the Monarchy under Charles II. The church was constructed in 1656 to replace a medieval church destroyed during the 1643 siege of Bampton Bryan castle. It is Puritan in style, very different from most medieval churches in the area. ... more

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