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Four StonesFour Stones
Walton, Powys, Wales

As the name suggests, this is a group of four evenly spaced standing stones, of 5-6 feet in height, in a rectangle shape. The south west stone has 3 depressions which may be cupmarks.

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Landre, St Michael's Church - Landre, Dyfed, Wales

Cochwillan Old Hall - Tal y Bont, Gwynedd, Wales

Dolmelynllyn Garden - Ganllwyd, Gwynedd, Wales

Dingle Gardens - Frochas, Powys, Wales

Gates of Negapatam (Fyrish Monument) - Evanton, Highlands and Islands, Scotland

Fitzroy House - London, Greater London, England

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The Oakhouse Hotel Axbridge

The Oakhouse Hotel
Axbridge, Somerset

The Oakhouse hotel is an 11th century building that sits proudly in the historical market square in the town of Axbridge. Only two miles away from Cheddar Caves the hotel has 9 rooms all with tv, coffee making facilities, en suite. The hotel also has a restaurant that caters lunchtime … more >>

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This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



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This Day in British History

18 December, 1640

Parliament impeaches Archbishop Laud

Laud was charged with Catholic leanings, causing the failed war against the Scots, and tyrannical misuse of power

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash



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Holywell, Clwyd
in the 17th century

"At Holy Well they speak Welsh, the inhabitants go barefoote and bare leg'd a nasty sort of people; their meate is very small here, mutton is noe bigger than little lamb, what of it there is was sweete; their wine good being neare the sea side and are well provided with fish ..."


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Marlow
Marlow - Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England
Marlow (often called by its longer and more official name 'Marlow-on-Thames') has a well-deserved reputation as one of the prettiest villages on the River Thames. The town's roots go back at leat to the Saxon period, when there was a thriving market here. Marlow was a prospeous place in the medieval period, but it was really in the Georgian era that it became a fashionable place to live. This Georgian heritage is recalled by some … ... more

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