Browsholme is an early Tudor house with the addition of a Regency wing. Within the house are a collection of portraits, weapons, armour, and antiquities. In local dialect Brownholme is pronounced 'Brewsom', and it has been the home of the Parker family since it was built in 1507.
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Situated in Middle England' and surrounded by 28 acres of open parkland Stoke Rochford Hall is ideally situated for a quiet retreat. Its superb location within easy reach of some of the most historic buildings and market towns of Lincolnshire. Stoke Rochford Hall is situated in peaceful rolling countryside. The … more >>
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"In the time of King Edward Oxford in fact rendered yearly to the king for toll and rent and all other customary dues £20 and 6 sesters of honey. Also to Earl AElfgar £10 with the addition of the mill which he had within the city. When the king went on expedition 20 burgesses went with him for all the others or else they gave £20 to the king that all might be free ... In this vill, within the wall and without, there are 245 houses paying geld, and besides these there are 500 houses, less 22, so waste and destroyed that they cannot pay geld."
Kersey, St Mary's Church- Kersey, Suffolk, England
St Mary's church is a striking building of mixed flint and stone, standing on a small hill overlooking one of the prettiest villages in England. Kersey is the sort of place that tourist boards love, with a quiet main street crossing over a cobbled ford, and timber framed cottages clustered about, as if they've grown there organically over the centuries. ... more