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Bantock House and ParkBantock House and Park
Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England

A listed family home filled with heritage and craft objects. Located on 43 acres of parkland; visitors can walk the dogs, play a game of golf or just relax in the beautiful setting of the Park’s formal gardens.

Heritage Rating: 3 Heritage Rating

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The Crown Inn Hotel Long Melford

The Crown Inn Hotel
Long Melford, Suffolk

The Crown Hotel is a family run historic inn which was originally built in 1610 and retains many interesting features. Situated in the very centre of Long Melford's famous high street, The Crown Hotel is an excellent choice if you are here to visit the many historic buildings, halls, fine … more >>

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This Day in British History

24 November, 1200

King John acts as pallbearer at funeral of Bishop Hugh of Lincoln

John had only been crowned a few months earlier

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the longest reign of any British king or queen



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Halifax, Yorkshire
in the 17th century

"its a stony town and the roads to it soe stony and difficult that I was discouraged in going, the town now being almost ruined and come to decay. and the engine that this town was famous for - to be head their criminalls at one stroake with a pully - this was destroyed ... on these informations I resolved not to goe to that ragged town tho' there are many good people and a large Meeteing."


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Longbridge Deverill, St Peter & St Paul Church
Longbridge Deverill, St Peter & St Paul Church - Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England
A 12th century church associated with Glastonbury Abbey. Dedicated personally by Thomas Becket, who carved the altar slab consecration crosses. The historic highlight is the Bath Chapel, with tombs to the Thynne family of nearby Longleat House. ... more

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