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Roster, Highlands and Islands, Scotland

The Grey Cairns of Camster are a pair of Neolithic chambered cairns (circa 2000-3500 BC), one round and the other linear, in a secluded hollow near the River Wick. The Camster cairns are considered among the best preserved in Britain and have been carefully restored so that visitors can access the inner chambers.

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Lewtrenchard Manor
Lewtrenchard, Devon

A Jacobean Manor tucked away in its own secret valley.Hidden away in a wooded hollow just beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard is a house virtually untouched by time. The original manor was mentioned in the Domesday Book, but todays impressive Jacobean dwelling, set in its own shrub filled … more >>

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This Day in British History

24 September, 1930

Noel coward's Private Lives opens

First performance is held at the Phoenix Theatre, London. Coward would go on to be one of the most popular dramatists and lyricists of the 20th century

Monarch Mayhem

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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Greenwich, Greater London
in the Domesday Book

"The Bishop of Lisieux holds Greenwich of the Bishop of Bayeux. It is assessed at 2 sulungs .. In demesne are 2 ploughs, and 24 villans have 4 ploughs, and 4 bordars and 1 cottar and 5 slaves. There are 4 mills rendering 70s. and 22 acres of meadow and 40 acres of pasture, and woodland for 10 pigs. These 2 sulungs in the time of King Edward were 2 manors. Earl Harold held one and Beorhtsige the other, and they are now one."


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Chithurst, St Mary Church - Chithurst, West Sussex, England
St Mary's is a late 11th century church, probably dating from shortly after the Norman Conquest. We know that it existed in 1086, for it is mentioned in the Domesday Book of that year. The church was probably built on top of an earlier burial mound, in a wooded area near the River Rother. ... more

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